Building blocks (set)
box: 2 3/8 x 9 7/8 x 7 1/2 in. ( 6 x 25.1 x 19 cm )
printed: on paper label pasted to side of cardboard box: "Sample New No.2 Milwaukee CROP 1874/From W.P. McLoren & Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin" stamped: on bottom of box: "H.R. COOPER/Maker/64 Broad St., New York"
Set of 91 wooden building block units, mostly flat and rectangular, painted red, white, and blue, with "finger joint" extensions along two narrow edges.
These building blocks resemble "Crandall's Building Blocks" illustrated in Educational Toys in America (See Publications). The blocks were probably given to the Society in this box, marked "H. R. COOPER,/Maker."
Gift of Miss Catherine R.B. Mackie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.