The ABC of Feathers and Songs

Object Number: 
2000.275
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Each (block): 2 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. (6.4 x 13 x 3.2 cm) Box: 1 1/2 x 15 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 40 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "A/ B/ C/ OF/ FEATHERS/ AND/ SONGS/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK."
Description: 
"The ABC of Feathers and Songs" with twelve paper covered wooden picture blocks in a paper covered cardboard box; each block with birds on two sides, short sides with a goose in military uniform and the ends with letters from the alphabet; box cover chromolithographed with five birds in a park and in surrounding tree branches; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "A/ B/ C/ OF/ FEATHERS/ AND/ SONGS/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group