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Le déluge universel : construction de l'Arche de Noé

Label
Le déluge universel : construction de l'Arche de Noé
Title
Le déluge universel
Title remainder
construction de l'Arche de Noé
Contributor
Lithographer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
fre
Summary
Toy model of Noah's Ark and accompanying stand-up figures of water, animals, people, trees and shrubs.
Cataloging source
CLU
Characteristic
toy
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/not-applicable
Summary expansion
The model set consists of 29 chromolithographed wooden blocks with which to assemble a replica of Noah's Ark, and 26 standing wooden cut-outs, also chromolithographed, with which to create a landscape for the ark. Once the ark is assembled, the child can arrange the stand-up pieces in various configurations. According to the Old Testament , the flood was God's punishment for the wickedness and corruption of mankind, and the set includes a figure of the serpent in the Garden of Eden who tempted Adam and Eve to sin, as well as a cut-out of a stone tablet explaining the story of Noah's Ark in French, with caption "L'Arche de Noé, l'an du monde 1536 avant J.Ch." Also included are figures of exotic plants and trees; the eight people saved from the deluge--Noah, his wife, his three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth, and their wives; a few animals such as a dog and a pair of leopards; and the altar on which Noah makes a sacrifice of thanksgiving after the flood. Perhaps the artist took a tour around the Jardin des Plantes and the Ménagerie in Paris to study the exotic plants and animals depicted in the figures. The humans are dressed in what the artist evidently thought the ancients wore, some details suggesting Chinese, Indian Saxon and Middle Eastern garb
Technique
not applicable
Label
Le déluge universel : construction de l'Arche de Noé
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Note
  • Title, publisher, lithographer, and place of production from box lid
  • Possible range of dates suggested by early reference to Matenet as a publisher of toys in the journal La Poupée of July 16, 1863; and dates that business location of lithographer H. Jannin was Rue des Bernardins (1853-1873); see the blog Collection de jeux anciens, http://www.jeuxanciensdecollection.com/article-de-la-difficulte-de-dater-un-jeu-120728776.html The Princeton University copy is dated 1870-1879; see their record at http:www.catalog.princeton.edu
  • Figures and blocks housed in the original illustrated pasteboard box, with lid lined in glazed lavender paper; upper surface of the box lid illustrated with a large chromolithograph scene of Noah and his family offering a sacrifice in thanksgiving for their delivrance from the flood; the waters have receded, the earth is green again with trees and shrubs, and in the background, pairs of animals are leaving the ark which sits on top of Mt Ararat; within purple, white and gilt decorated paper border; pink and gilt fern pattern border on sides of lid
  • For additional information on Noah's Ark toys, and images of the (incomplete) copy of "Le déluge universel" held by Princeton University, see the Cotsen Children's Library blogpost at https://blogs.princeton.edu/cotsen/tag/construction-de-larche-de-noe/
Dimensions
in box 34 x 48 x 7 cm
Extent
1 toy (29 blocks, 26 stand-up figures)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in modern custom built beige cloth clamshell case. Purchased at the 50th California International Antiquarian Book from Marlborough Rare Books, Feb. 2017, with funds from the Marianne Puncheon Noah's Ark Endowed Fund.
Other physical details
wood, paper, illustrations (chromolithographs)
Specific material designation
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1002858574
  • ucoclc1002858574
Label
Le déluge universel : construction de l'Arche de Noé
Publication
Manufacture
Note
  • Title, publisher, lithographer, and place of production from box lid
  • Possible range of dates suggested by early reference to Matenet as a publisher of toys in the journal La Poupée of July 16, 1863; and dates that business location of lithographer H. Jannin was Rue des Bernardins (1853-1873); see the blog Collection de jeux anciens, http://www.jeuxanciensdecollection.com/article-de-la-difficulte-de-dater-un-jeu-120728776.html The Princeton University copy is dated 1870-1879; see their record at http:www.catalog.princeton.edu
  • Figures and blocks housed in the original illustrated pasteboard box, with lid lined in glazed lavender paper; upper surface of the box lid illustrated with a large chromolithograph scene of Noah and his family offering a sacrifice in thanksgiving for their delivrance from the flood; the waters have receded, the earth is green again with trees and shrubs, and in the background, pairs of animals are leaving the ark which sits on top of Mt Ararat; within purple, white and gilt decorated paper border; pink and gilt fern pattern border on sides of lid
  • For additional information on Noah's Ark toys, and images of the (incomplete) copy of "Le déluge universel" held by Princeton University, see the Cotsen Children's Library blogpost at https://blogs.princeton.edu/cotsen/tag/construction-de-larche-de-noe/
Dimensions
in box 34 x 48 x 7 cm
Extent
1 toy (29 blocks, 26 stand-up figures)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in modern custom built beige cloth clamshell case. Purchased at the 50th California International Antiquarian Book from Marlborough Rare Books, Feb. 2017, with funds from the Marianne Puncheon Noah's Ark Endowed Fund.
Other physical details
wood, paper, illustrations (chromolithographs)
Specific material designation
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1002858574
  • ucoclc1002858574

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