Update

To help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, New-York Historical is temporarily closed to the public until it is safe to reopen. More details on our Visit page.

Printer's Block

Object Number: 
2002.1.536
Date: 
1890-1940
Medium: 
Metal, wood
Dimensions: 
2 1/2 x 1 x 1 in.
Description: 
This printer's block is made of steel sheathed in copper mounted on wood. This block advertises a "Free Ladies Handsome Roman Gold Enamelled Lace Pin/ with every ten cent box of Famous 'Teejaybee' Liver and Tonic Tablets...", in reverse, with an image of a star-shaped pin'. See also 2002.1.534, 535.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group