Henry Bushby Transcription Pages
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String & Button puzzle.
A piece of leather, double-slit
above a button hole: a piece
of string put on as shown
& 2 buttons or knots larger
than the button-hole.
To release: pull the leather
strip formed by the double slit
down through the button-hole: pull one
of the balls through the loop of leather thus
formed. ("Puzzles" 1905 no. 26)