Magnetic Toy with dial mounted images

Made:
1760 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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toy - magnetic, consisting of dial with images on a spindle, relating to 4 boards with images on both sides. Toy is contained inside a box , which is inside a wooden cigar box with sliding lid.

Details

Category:
Electricity and Magnetism
Object Number:
1960-108
Materials:
mahogany (wood), paper (fibre product) and wood (unidentified)
type:
magnetic toy
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • toy - recreational artefact
  • educational toy
credit:
Whiteman, F.G.