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Alphabet of Country Scenes

Alphabet of Country Scenes
Title
Alphabet of Country Scenes
Date 
ca. 1890
Medium 
Wood, paper, cardboard
Dimensions 
box: 4 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. ( 11.1 x 26 x 33.7 cm )
Description 
Six paper covered wooden alphabet blocks in a paper covered wood and cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with three images, sheep, cows and a boy feeding a calf; box cover inscribed, "ALPHABET/ OF/ COUNTRY/ SCENES/ NEW YORK/ McLOUGHLIN BRO's"; each block has four country vignettes around the sides representing a letter of the alphabet, the ends have verses describing each scene.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.255
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "ALPHABET/ OF/ COUNTRY/ SCENES/ NEW YORK/ McLOUGHLIN BRO's"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group