Engraving block

Title:
Engraving block
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 3 x 7/8 in. ( 10.5 x 7.6 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular wooden engraving block with image of four young men smoking and relaxing carved in relief.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1936.479
Marks: 
impressed: on reverse: "V. GROTTENTHALER / PHILA." handwritten in pencil: on reverse: "535 / 6.00 / J W Barber"
Gallery Label: 
Lockwood Sanford was a wood engraver active in New Haven, Connecticut, in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group