The best way to learn about historic houses is to look at them closely, and the most fun way to look at them closely is to do a puzzle showing a wonderful historic house! So, we made a unique and interesting collection of Historic House Puzzles for you to enjoy!
The 18th century Sheesh Mahal in the City Palace at Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. The Victorian British designer Walter Crane visited this room and described it as “entirely decorated with coloured glass, the walls being veneered with a zigzag pattern in red and white glass.” The leading designers of the Victorian era drew inspiration from all corners of the globe for the patterns and colors used in their designs for wallpaper, textiles, and other household goods.
This global exchange of ideas, popularized by books and magazines, created a cosmopolitan audience for sophisticated decorative schemes and new technology made them affordable to middle class homeowners in America. Exploring the roots of historic decorative influences adds depth to our understanding of the topic.
Click on the dashed box at the top-right in the puzzle box below to open the puzzle to full screen. In the top left, you can change the number of pieces (100 pieces is the default), toggle piece rotation, and change the background color. Then hit “OK” and have fun!