Collection of 30 village pieces: buildings, people, trees

Object Number: 
INV.8090
Date: 
1850-1925
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 13 x 6 in. ( 12.7 x 33 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
written: on back of jail; "The place/where/ Harry is/ going"
Description: 
Toy village or town of painted wood consisting of 61 pieces including 5 churches (2 without steeples), a jail, 3 barns, 31 houses, a birdhouse, 14 trees (3 different sizes), 1 planter, 5 figures (1 of a woman churning butter), and a horse and wagon; the buildings' designs are influenced by Southern German architecture.
Gallery Label: 
The different appearance of some of the toy buildings suggests that this group is composed of at least two different village sets.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group