Largest (block): 6 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (15.2 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm)
lithographed: on one side of the largest block: "Nest OF/ PICTURE/ AND A B C/ BLOCKS/ McLOUGHLIN BROS/ NEW YORK"
Five wooden nesting alphabet blocks (hollow) covered in paper, each progressively smaller than the next, nesting into each other; each block printed with sequence of letters of the alphabet across the tops, and chromolithographed illustrations of animal vignettes with captions around the base, such as "This dandy Cat a walking goes, drest gaily in his Sunday clothes."; largest block printed on one side, "Nest OF/ PICTURE/ AND A B C/ BLOCKS/ McLOUGHLIN BROS/ NEW YORK".
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