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The Sawyer Sunday Blocks

Object Number: 
2000.277
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 3 x 8 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 21.6 x 23.5 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "The/ Sawyer/ Sunday/ BLOCKS/ THE GAST LITH. & ENG. CO. N.Y."
Description: 
"The Sawyer Sunday Blocks" twenty-four paper covered wooden blocks chromolithographed with forty-eight episodes from the bible story of Joseph in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with the first and the last episode lithographed on the blocks and the inscription, "The/ Sawyer/ Sunday/ BLOCKS/ THE GAST LITH. & ENG. CO. N.Y."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group