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Jigsaw, 'The Progress of Sugar Neatly Dissected'

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 1010
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Jigsaw, 'The Progress of Sugar Neatly Dissected'
Date(s): c1800
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Wallis | toy manufacturers
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Administrative/Biographical history:

No information was available at the time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract:

Jigsaw puzzle showing a narrative of the production of sugar in 15 images, from slaves working on the sugar plantations of the Caribbean through refining of sugar cane, transport to London, manufacturing and wholesaling of loaves of sugar and then retail sale. The jigsaw is in 39 pieces (2 missing), housed originally in a wooden box together with a copy of the composite image on paper. Hand-coloured engraving, published by E Wallis, 42 Skinner Street, London.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Single item.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Material is awaiting conservation and cannot be copied.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to Senate House Library by Emma J Robinson, Librarian, c2002.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Catalogued by Lesley Price on behalf of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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