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Cockatoo 19th century set of picture blocks entitled The New Pictorial Alphabet of Birds on Blocks, in a wooden box with a sliding lid. Altogether there are 35 rectangular wooden blocks, with a colour printed illustration on one side, mainly of birds, and the letter of the alphabet printed on the other in capitals. Made by W Peacock, London. The illustrations are; albatross, bustard, cockatoo, duck, eagle, fowls, goose, hornbill, indian adjatant, jay, kingfisher, lark, magpie, nightingale, ostrich, peacock, quail, robin, swan, turkey, umbrella bird, vulture, woodpecker, an anonymous bird for x and z, and a yellowhammer. There are also 5 blocks with the alphabet split between them on the back, with illustrations of a race, a butterfly, hoop, going home and the ride and 2 blocks with numbers on illustrated with pigs and a goat ride, and 2 blocks with words on illustrated with a Newfoundland dog and feeding chickens. HMCMS: CRH1972.5.7 DPABRV04

Cockatoo 19th century set of picture blocks entitled The New Pictorial Alphabet of Birds on Blocks, in a wooden box with a sliding lid. Altogether there are 35 rectangular wooden blocks, with a colour printed illustration on one side, mainly of birds, and the letter of the alphabet printed on the other in capitals. Made by W Peacock, London. The illustrations are; albatross, bustard, cockatoo, duck, eagle, fowls, goose, hornbill, indian adjatant, jay, kingfisher, lark, magpie, nightingale, ostrich, peacock, quail, robin, swan, turkey, umbrella bird, vulture, woodpecker, an anonymous bird for x and z, and a yellowhammer. There are also 5 blocks with the alphabet split between them on the back, with illustrations of a race, a butterfly, hoop, going home and the ride and 2 blocks with numbers on illustrated with pigs and a goat ride, and 2 blocks with words on illustrated with a Newfoundland dog and feeding chickens. HMCMS: CRH1972.5.7 DPABRV04

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  • Image date: Jul 21, 2015 @ 14:43
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