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Tom Thumb Nesting Block

Object Name: Nesting block
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Wood, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 16.5 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Wooden nesting alphabet block (hollow) covered in paper; top printed with sequence of letters, "RST/ UVW/ XYZ"; sides with chromolithographed illustrations from the story of Tom Thumb; one side lithographed with the inscription, "TOM THUMB nest/ BLOCKS".
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.223
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