Spot the 43 Mistakes in this 1943 Rockwell April Fools painting…

The principal April fooleries in the painting are:

1. the trout, the fishhook and the water, all on the stairway;
2. the stairway running behind the fireplace,
an architectural impossibility;
3. the mailbox;
4. the faucet;
5. wall-paper upside down;
6. wallpaper has two designs;
7. the scissors candlestick;
8. silhouettes upside down;
9. bacon and egg on the decorative plate;
10. the April-fool clock;
11. the portraits;
12. ducks in the living room;
13. zebra looking out of the frame;
14. mouse looking out of the mantelpiece;
15. a tire for the iron rim of the mantelpiece;
16. medicine bottle and glass floating in the air;
17. fork in-stead of a spoon on the bottle;
18. the old lady’s hip pocket;
19. the newspaper in her pocket;
20. her wedding ring on the wrong hand;
21. buttons on the wrong aide of her sweater;
22. crown on her head;
23. stillson wrench for a nutcracker in her hand;

24. skunk on her lap;
25. she is wearing trousers;
26. she has on ice skates;
27. no checkers on checkerboard;
28. wrong number of squares on checkerboard;
29. too many fingers on old man’s hand;
30. erasers on both ends of his pencil;
31. he is wearing a skirt;
32. he has a bird in his pocket;
33. he is wearing roller skates;
34. he has a hoe for a cane;
35. billfold on string tied to his finger;
36. milkweed growing in room;
37. milk bottle on milkweed;
38. deer under chair;
39. dog’s paws on deer;
40. mushrooms;
41. woodpecker pecking chair;
42. buckle on man’s slipper;
43. artist’s signature in reverse.