The Temple of Knowledge/Palestine

Catalog Code: 
0- 3
Description: 

Two-sided, as are most map puzzles from the 19th. century, with a temple on one side formed by blocks reciting the books of the bible color line cut, and a map of Palestine in Arabic with key in English on the other. Solid wood with a maroon tape border. Artist is Charles E. Fitch. The puzzle box is marked as a Christmas gift in 1891.  Similar puzzles regularly are listed for sale on Ebay.com.  Donated to American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA.

General Information
Date: 
1891c.
Width: 
11"
Height: 
18"
Container: 
box
Material: 
solidwood
Pieces Information
Pieces: 
85
Colorline: 
yes
Interlock: 
edge
Topics: 
Sale Status: 
Donated