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Highlights of specific items in the collections:

Anon.
Tommy and Dobbin.
[United States?: s.n., ca.1890's]
GV1218.5 .T66 1890

Tommy & Dobbin, in case, case closed.
Tommy and Dobbin's wooden box.

Tommy and Dobbin is a set of wooden blocks believed to date from the 1890's.  The 11 painted wooden blocks can be assembled in various ways to put Tommy the soldier and his horse in different positions.  

Tommy & Dobbin in their case.
Tommy and Dobbin in their box.

The wooden case has a colored pictorial label on top, and under the lid and on the inside of the case are colored illustrations showing some of the poses that Tommy and Dobbin can be built in.
Underside of lid.
Underside of lid - ways of building 
Tommy & Dobbin
Inside of box.
Inside of box - ways of building 
Tommy & Dobbin

Tommy & Dobbin parts
Tommy & Dobbin's parts
Tommy & Dobbin Tommy & Dobbin

 

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