The Wide World on Mercator’s Projection Showing Mandates

Catalog Code: 
M- 17
Description: 

Earliest puzzles in 1760's were cut out of maps as learning tools for children: maps still make fascinating puzzles today. This map puzzle has much history: colonial mandates, extent of icebergs (shown in gray), shipping routes, Siberia clearly separated from Russia. Hand cut out of thick cardboard, extensively along color lines with little interlock, it is a challenge to assemble, especially the wide oceans where longitude and latitude lines are most helpful. Maker unknown.

General Information
Date: 
1916c.
Width: 
24"
Height: 
18"
Container: 
box
Material: 
other
Pieces Information
Pieces: 
800
Pieces Replaced: 
1
Colorline: 
yes
Interlock: 
no
Styles: 
Topics: 
Sale Status: 
Not for Sale
Collection: