Barkis is Willin’

Catalog Code: 
2- 20322
Description: 

A Tuck/Message Zag-Zaw puzzle from London, England 1930's. Plywood, interlocking , cut with 23 figure pieces including the message: “Happy Birthday”. Barkis is suitor of Clara Peggotty. From Ch. 5, Dickens’ "David Copperfield": “’Ah!’ he said, slowly turning his eyes toward me [David Copperfield]. ‘Well’! If you was writin’ to her, p’raps you’d recollect to say that Barkis is willin’, would you?”  Barkis is, of course, illiterate.  A scan of the puzzle with the figure pieces removed is also displayed to highlight the message. Artist: Harold Copping.

General Information
Date: 
1935c.
Width: 
7"
Height: 
11"
Container: 
box
Material: 
plywood
Pieces Information
Pieces: 
200
Pieces Replaced: 
1
Colorline: 
no
Figures: 
23
Interlock: 
yes
Styles: 
Topics: 
Sale Status: 
Not for Sale
Collection: