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The Railroad ABC and Picture Blocks

Object Number: 
2000.228
Date: 
1903
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Each (block): 2 1/2 x 4 x 2 1/2 in. (6.4 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm)
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "RAILROAD/ ABC/ AND/ PICTURE/ BLOCKS/ COYRIGHT 1903 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK"
Description: 
Set of nine picture blocks in a paper covered wood and cardboard box; each long side of the blocks depict a different scene including horse-drawn circus carts, a train, a camel train and roman soldiers; the short sides of the paper covered wooden blocks are printed with letters and numbers; box cover lithographed with an image of a train; box cover inscribed, "RAILROAD/ ABC/ AND/ PICTURE/ BLOCKS/ COPYRIGHT 1903 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group