Inauguration

Catalog Code: 
2- 2859
Description: 

Print used for this puzzle appeared as the centerfold of the March 1933 issue of Vanity Fair magazine and is a caricature of "V.I.P.s" at March 4, 1933 inauguration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. It was made by an obscure cutter in Woodstock, CT by name of Brown, employing extensive color line cutting and 35 figure pieces. Vanity Fair also used this print for a cardboard puzzle sold Spring 1933.  To test your knowledge of history of that era, how many faces can you recognize? With its political theme, the puzzle was an obvious candidate for "Show & Tell" at the 2002 convention near Washington, DC of the Association of Game & Puzzle Collectors. Artist is M. Covarrubias a leading characturist artist of that period.

General Information
Maker: 
Date: 
1933c.
Width: 
19"
Height: 
13"
Container: 
box
Material: 
plywood
Pieces Information
Pieces: 
575
Pieces Replaced: 
2
Colorline: 
yes
Figures: 
35
Interlock: 
sem
Styles: 
Sale Status: 
Not for Sale