Alphabet of Country Scenes
Object Name: Alphabet blocks
Date: ca. 1890
Medium: Wood, paper, cardboard
Dimensions: Container (box): 4 3/8 × 10 1/4 × 13 1/4 in. (11.1 × 26 × 33.7 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: Six paper covered wooden alphabet blocks in a paper covered wood and cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with three images, sheep, cows and a boy feeding a calf; box cover inscribed, "ALPHABET/ OF/ COUNTRY/ SCENES/ NEW YORK/ McLOUGHLIN BRO's"; each block has four country vignettes around the sides representing a letter of the alphabet, the ends have verses describing each scene.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
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Object Number: 2000.255
Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "ALPHABET/ OF/ COUNTRY/ SCENES/ NEW YORK/ McLOUGHLIN BRO's"