Box 17

Cross Family Boxwood Blocks

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Items 1-6. Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. [Boxwood blocks]; wood blocks. (various sizes largest one 11.5 x 8.5 cm). ca. 1890.

Six wood blocks; three of them are not carved and measure 11.5 x 8.5 cm, 2 x 9.5 cm, 7.5 x 6 cm. The three engraved blocks feature a hand pulling the number “8” from a circular object with a knob and is patented 1890 measuring 2 x 4.5 cm. The second is for a trade card for W.I. Russell Photographic Artist at 176 Elm Street in Manchester, N.H. is decorated by leaves and measures 4 x 2 cm. The third engraved block is for H.C. Cross Engraver on Wood with the address P.O. Address Box 158 in Manchester, N.H. and consists of interlocking banners and scrolls measuring 5.5 x 4 cm. See similar block in Box 18.


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