Hill's Alphabet Blocks

Object Number: 
2000.727
Date: 
ca. 1875
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 2.2 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box label: "HILL'S/ ALPHABET BLOCKS/ S. L. HILL WILLIAMSBURGH NY".
Description: 
Set of eighteen square blocks (one missing) painted red or white with numbers or letters painted on two sides; cardboard box with an applied label with two children playing with blocks in a nursery; label inscribed, "Second Series./ HILL'S/ No. 1/ ALPHABET BLOCKS/ S. L. HILL WILLIAMSBURGH NY".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group