On the consolatory pleasure of jigsaws when the world is in bits - Deepstash
Jigsaws began as dissected maps
  • John Spilsbury invented puzzles in the 1760s as a way to make geography lessons more fun for schoolchildren.
  • They remained part of the classroom until the ...

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On the consolatory pleasure of jigsaws when the world is in bits

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  • The early maps did not have a paper picture to act as a guide. In 1908, Parker Bros added a print of the complete image to the box.
  • Picturing the destination made ...

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Completing a jigsaw of an artwork entails getting to know the artist's work intimately, becoming familiar with every element and gradation of colour and tone.

Intriguing jigsaw pieces a...

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