Building blocks

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1900

GUSN

GUSN-6710

Description

Wooden box with paper label containing slate building blocks of red, white and blue as well as directions for building architecture. Label and directions in English and German.

Details

Descriptive Terms

building blocks
paper (fiber product)
slate (rock)
wood (plant material)
Slate
Unidentified Paper
Block

Inscription

Richter's / Anchor Blocks/of stone in three colors/ known as/ ""Stone building blocks""/ ""E. Ad. Richter & Co./ 215 Pearl street New York/ Caja de Construccion/ del Ancla/ F. Ad. Richter & Cia/ Provde la casa I.y. R/ Budolstadt, Viena, Olten./ U.S. Patents March 6th 1900.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toy

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.1429