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Engraving block

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