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Nursery Rhyme Nesting Blocks

Object Number: 
2000.240
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Largest (block): 6 1/2 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (16.5 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm)
Description: 
Nine 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 or numbers across the tops, and chromolithographed illustrations of animal vignettes with captions around the sides.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group