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Alphabetic Object Teacher

Alphabetic Object Teacher
Title
Alphabetic Object Teacher
Date 
ca. 1875
Medium 
Wood, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 5 x 5 in. ( 3.5 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
"Alphabetic Object Teacher" scroll game in a wooden box revealing a series of printed depictions of animals and objects each beside the letter of the alphabet each represents, such as "A" for apple and "B" for boat; the figures are chromolithographed on a long strip of paper which is housed on two spools and rotated by cranks;the underside of the box has a chromolithographed depiction of a woman on a bicycle.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.267
Marks 
chromolithographed: on the front: ALPHABETIC/ OBJECT/ TEACHER."
Bibliography 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group