The Picture Alphabet

Object Number: 
2000.281
Date: 
ca. 1875
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 5 in. ( 3.8 x 18.4 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the box cover: "THE/ PICTURE/ ALPHABET"
Description: 
"The Picture Alphabet" twenty-four flat wood square tiles with an alphabet letter printed on paper and pasted on one side; a hand-colored, printed engraving of a word starting with that letter and corresponding image pasted to the reverse; green painted slide-top box cover block-printed with the inscription "THE/ PICTURE/ ALPHABET".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group