Tommy and Dobbin

Description:

Set of 11 wooden blocks, hand-painted, which make up the bodies of Tommy the soldier and his horse Dobbin. Contained in wooden box with sliding lid, lid with colored illustration of the blocks and title; underside of lid with colored illustration showing 5 different ways the blocks can be arranged to make Tommy & Dobbin in different poses. Affixed to inside bottom of case is a second colored illustration showing 6 more poses.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: [1890..1900]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Usage:
Total Uses: 77
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1890..1900]
  • Digitized: August 7, 2007
Coverage:
From 1890 to 1899
Description:

Set of 11 wooden blocks, hand-painted, which make up the bodies of Tommy the soldier and his horse Dobbin. Contained in wooden box with sliding lid, lid with colored illustration of the blocks and title; underside of lid with colored illustration showing 5 different ways the blocks can be arranged to make Tommy & Dobbin in different poses. Affixed to inside bottom of case is a second colored illustration showing 6 more poses.

Note:

Example of a late-19th century toy.
Acquired by purchase, 1997.

Physical Description:

1 set of 11 wooden blocks ; in wooden case with sliding lid, 14 x 18 x 3 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): wooden blocks | Toy
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 51731662 |
  • CALL-NO: GV1218.5 .T66 1890
  • UNTCAT: b2479721 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc2116
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public