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Picture puzzle, game box, McLoughlin Bros., New York, New York, 1889

Item Information

Title:
Picture puzzle, game box, McLoughlin Bros., New York, New York, 1889
Description:
The paddle steamer City of Worcester illustrates the lid of a 60 piece jigsaw puzzle box. Harlan and Hollingsworth of Wilmington, Delaware, built the ship, which the Norwich & New York Transportation Company launched in 1881 as one of the first iron-hulled steamers to ply the waters of Long Island Sound between New York City and New London, Connecticut. The ship made daily trips between Pier 40, North River, at the foot of Watts Street to New London, where passengers boarded trains to Worcester, Boston and other New England destinations.
Manufacturer:
McLoughlin Bros., inc.
Date:
1889
Format:
Ephemera
Genre:
lids
boxes (containers)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
advertising
business (commercial function)
jigsaw puzzles
paddle steamers
steamships
transportation
City of Worcester (Steamer)
Norwich & New York Transportation Co.
Harlan and Hollingsworth Company
Places:
New YorkNew York
DelawareNew Castle (county)Wilmington
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Worcester
Long Island Sound (bay)
Extent:
1 lid : color illustration
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Identifier:
195292
Call #:
EP001.TMP.063