Box 18

Cross Family Boxwood Blocks

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Items 1-12. Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. [Boxwood blocks]; wood blocks. (various sizes largest one 9.5 x 8.5 cm). no date.

Twelve wood blocks; seven not carved measuring 2 x 3 cm, 11.5 x 2.5 cm, 2.5 x 2.5 cm, 2.5 x 8 cm, 2.5 x 5 cm, 3 x 4.5 cm, and 9.5 x 8.5 cm. Two engraved blocks feature designs one of slight cross hatching measuring 4.5 x 5 cm and one with four carved squares measuring 2 x 8.5 cm. One woodblock is engraved for F.B. Clock Druggist & Chemist Boston for Compound Dentifrice for the teeth a black circle caved with banners and designs 5 x 5.5 cm. There is a block with an engraved signature for Joel Cross measuring 4.5 x 2 cm. The final block is similar to the one in Box 17 for H.C. Cross Engraver on Wood P.O. Address Box 158 Manchester, N.H. with a circle covered with banners and designs measuring 4.5 x 5.5 cm.


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