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Do you know when the first jigsaw puzzle was created?

John Spilsbury, a British mapmaker and engraver, is credited as the inventor of the jigsaw puzzle.  He served as an apprentice to Thomas Jefferys, the Royal Geographer to King George III. In the 1760s, Spilsbury affixed a world map to … Continue reading

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