Proof of Vaccination

New-York Historical requires all visitors age 12 and over to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Read more

Picture blocks

Object Number: 
2000.239
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Each (block): 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (3.2 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm)
Description: 
Fifteen paper covered wooden picture blocks in a wooden box bottom; blocks chromolithographed with images of steam ships in a harbor with children playing in the foreground, military troops at a camp site; a woman with a menagerie of animals including a dog and monkey with a crowd looking on, a shepherd and shepardess grazing cattle and sheep, calvary troops riding horse and shooting guns in a tropical setting, and troops climbing a snow covered mountain.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group