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Pretty Picture Blocks

Object Number: 
2000.296
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Each (block): 2 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. (7 x 8.6 x 3.8 cm) Box: 2 x 11 5/8 x 16 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 29.5 x 41 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "Pretty/ Picture Blocks".
Description: 
Set of fifteen picture blocks in a paper covered wood and cardboard box; each block depicts animals on four sides and letters and numbers on the two shortest ends; animals lithographed on the paper covered wooden blocks include bear, rabbit, zebra, pheasent, etc.; box cover lithographed with a little girl wearing glasses, a red cape and hat while reading a book; box cover inscribed, "Pretty/ Picture Blocks".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group