Printing block

Object Number: 
Z.976
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 x 39 1/4 x 1 in. ( 68.6 x 99.7 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
carved in relief: on obverse (inverted): "PASSAIC COUNTRY NAT. BANK. / GEORGE" painted: on reverse: "BLACK"
Description: 
Printing block for bandbox or wallpaper with street scene carved in relief; fire fighters in foreground point hoses toward tops of buildings, which are consumed in flame; "PASSAIC COUNTY NAT. BANK." carved (inverted) on storefront at far left; printing surface stained black.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group