Nesting alphabet blocks

Object Number: 
2000.291
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Largest (block): 3 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. (7.9 x 7 x 7.3 cm)
Description: 
Five wooden nesting alphabet blocks (partial set) covered in paper, each progressively smaller than the next, nesting into each other; each block printed with sequence of letters in alphabet across the tops, and chromolithographed illustrations of circus animals, vignettes and children in various poses.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group