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Bliss Alphabet Blocks

Object Number: 
2000.510
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Each (block): 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in. (8.3 x 4.4 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Twenty-eight paper covered rectangular alphabet blocks; each block represents a letter with a caption and an image on the obverse such as "A/ A PAGE AT THE CASTLE" with an image of a page chromolithographed in the center; dominos chromolithographed on the reverse; the two extra blocks represent "&" and the manufacturer's label.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group