The House of Lords

1
1883
Catalog Code: 
1- 1883
Description: 

Huge Zag-Zaw Special Puzzle Deluxe produced by Raphael Tuck & Sons 1912c., with approximately 150 figure pieces and non-interlocking.  Artist is F. Sargent who painted this celebrated historical picture called "Closing Scene in the Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G." in the House of Lords 1880.  Raphael Tuck & Sons also produced the artwork by the Raffaelleo Process in 20 colors.  Included is a key identifying 216 members of the House of Lords, 14 in the Cross Benches, 6 Foreign Notables, and 10 in the Gallery.  Also included is a description of Disraeli's life, the printing process, Sargent's Acknowledgment to the Publishers, and Extracts from Reviews by Leading Journals.  Another Special Puzzle Deluxe of the same scene is displayed on pp. 74-75 of Linda Hannas' book, The Jigsaw Book  (1981).  Truly a historical puzzle of a great historical moment.  Please disregard the light reflections on upper right of puzzle.

General Information
Artist: 
Date: 
1912c.
Width: 
39"
Height: 
24"
Container: 
box
Material: 
plywood
Pieces Information
Pieces: 
1,250
Pieces Replaced: 
1
Colorline: 
no
Figures: 
150
Interlock: 
no
Styles: 
Sale Status: 
Not for Sale