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Nesting Alphabet Blocks

1949.757.1-8 (RS119867)

Description

Square box-shape with one open end for nesting graduated-sized blocks; pine carcasses covbered with white printed paper depicting children at play and verses in polychrome, on the sides of each box; letters of the alphabet printed in red on a gold ground are on the tops of each: .1 - A, .2 - B, .3 - C, .4 - DEFG, .5 - HIJK, .6 - LMNO, .7 - PQRS, .8 - TUVWXYZ.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885
Associated Building
Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
printing (process)
Object type
Toy
Places
Probably Germany
Probably North America (North and Central America) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabet blocks
Block, Alphabet
Childhood
early childhood education
Education
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
poetry
printing (process)
Dimensions
6 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.757.1-8
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
250669

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