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Construction toy

Object Number: 
INV.8091a-f
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Wood, metal, tin, paint, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 12 x 8 3/8 in. ( 12.7 x 30.5 x 21.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on paper label affixed to side of box: "THE LOG CABIN/PLAYHOUSE/French &Wheat, Printers-18 Ann Street, New York" printed: on paper label affixed to inside of lid: "NO.2/LOG CABIN/PLAY HOUSES/Directions for putting them up/..." inscribed: in pe
Description: 
Construction toy consisting of wood and metal components of log cabin: two gables, six roofing segments, one roof ridge with orange chimney, twenty eleven-inch orange logs, forty-six four-inch orange logs, three eleven-inch orange logs with metal rods, one tinplate door, and four green painted timplate window shutters; in original wooden box with sliding lid.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group