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Picture blocks

Object Number: 
2000.283
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 5/8 x 8 7/8 x 4 5/8 in. ( 4.1 x 22.5 x 11.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the label: "THE BLOCKS IN THIS CASKET MAKE/ 300 DIFFERENT PICTURES./ They are not injured by Washing, never wear out, afford/ endless amusement for a Child, and by an almost endless/ variety of Combinations of the Pictures, are interestin
Description: 
Eight paper covered picture blocks in a dove-tailed wood box; each block chromolithographed with mix and match body parts, two blocks make a complete person; label appled to the underside of the box.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group