Date: 1830-1840

Location: New England, Rhode Island

Artist: Hannah Sisson

Materials: Paper

Measurements: L (overall): 18 1/4"; Cards are 2 1/4" x 2 1/2"

Jacob’s Ladder toy consisting of sixteen small engravings mounted on cardboard. Ribbon arrangement allows these to flip when held at an angle in the hand. Donation accompanied by a card reading, “A Jacob’s Ladder Made by Hannah Sisson sister of Asa Sisson. Given to Emily Sisson before she was ten years old.”

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