box: 2 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 7 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 14.9 x 19 cm )
lithographed: on the box cover: "HILL'S/ SPELLING/ BLOCKS/ No. 54/ S. L. HILL & SON. BROOKLYN N.Y."
Set of twelve cube blocks painted red or white with numbers, letters and images painted on each side, each letter has a word that begins with that letter below and the images are labeled such as "Sleigh" and "Omnibus"; paper covered wooden box chromolithographed with two children playing with blocks outdoors; cover inscribed, "HILL'S/ SPELLING/ BLOCKS/ No. 54/ S. L. HILL & SON. BROOKLYN N.Y."
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
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