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ABC & Picture Blocks: The House That Jack Built

ABC & Picture Blocks: The House That Jack Built
Title
ABC & Picture Blocks: The House That Jack Built
Date 
1897
Medium 
Wood, paper
Dimensions 
box: 1 1/8 x 14 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. ( 2.9 x 37.1 x 20 cm )
Description 
"ABC & Picture Blocks: The House That Jack Built" with twelve paper covered rectanugular wooden alphabet blocks in a paper covered cardboard box; each block depicts a character or object from the story of "The House that Jack Built" on the obverse, a nursery rhyme on the reverse, letters from the alphabet one one side and animals on the other; box cover lithographed with an image of a house with the people and an ox in the foreground; box cover inscribed, "A.B.C. &/ PICTURE BLOCKS/ &/ THE HOUSE/ THAT/ JACK BUILT./ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S, NEW YORK. COPYRIGHTED 1891.".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.405
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "A.B.C. &/ PICTURE BLOCKS/ &/ THE HOUSE/ THAT/ JACK BUILT./ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S, NEW YORK. COPYRIGHTED 1891."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group