Printing block

Object Number: 
Z.1860
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 7 1/8 x 2 in. ( 10.2 x 18.1 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
typewritten: on strip of paper affixed to bottom: "Printer's block, found in Pottsville, Pa. by / E. H. Sauer. PRESENTED BY MR. SAMUEL V. HOFFMAN / January 13, 1921" relief (inverted): on top: "John . . ."
Description: 
Carved wooden printing block with Gothic letters in relief on one side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman, 1921
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group