Nursery Tiles Ilustrated by BOZ

Object Number: 
2000.314
Date: 
1883
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
box: 1 x 8 5/8 x 11 in. ( 2.5 x 21.9 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "NURSERY/ TILES/ ILLUSTRATED/ BY/ BOZ/ PUBLISHED BY/ IVES, BLAKSLEE & CO./ NEW YORK./ G. SCHLEGEL & SON, LITH., 75 & 77 DUANE ST., N.Y."
Description: 
"Nursery Tiles Ilustrated by BOZ" twenty-four paper covered wooden blocks with chromolithographed images related to each letter of the alphabet on one side and a poem related to the image on the reverse such as "P" for parrot; blocks in a paper covered wood and cardboard box in the form of a book with a metal clasp closure; box cover illustrated with the blocks, A, B, C, and inscribed, "NURSERY/ TILES/ ILLUSTRATED/ BY/ BOZ/ PUBLISHED BY/ IVES, BLAKSLEE & CO./ NEW YORK./ G. SCHLEGEL & SON, LITH., 75 & 77 DUANE ST., N.Y."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group