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Alphabet blocks

Alphabet blocks

  • Place of origin:

    England (published)

  • Date:

    1800-1840 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-painted bone

  • Museum number:

    E.1739-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Design: bone counters marked with capital letters on one side and small on the other
No. of Players: any

Place of Origin

England (published)

Date

1800-1840 (published)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Hand-painted bone

Object history note

The aim is to mix the letters up, select a set number, for example 10, and make as many words from the letters as possible or as long a word as possible.

Descriptive line

Educational toy spelling alphabet, bone, English, 1800-1840

Materials

Bone

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Alphabets

Categories

Images Online; Dolls and Toys; Children and Childhood; Games

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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