Block numbered in three places: 873., Image of a Sunday-school building with a teacher surrounded by girls in the doorway, and two boys in the foreground (one holding a book)., Illustration appears in The Design and importance of Sabbath-schools (Philadelphia, not before 1827?), wrapper vignette., Illustration appears in Select poetry, for children (Philadelphia, not before 1845?), p. 11., A similar illustration appears in The sailor's daughter (New York: Sunday-School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1846), p. 8., Copy 2, stereotype (4.8 x 6.2 x 2.3 cm.), , Provenance:, , Variant:
Block numbered in one place: 6161 (inscribed), also 1319 on small adhesive label on back of block., Image of three children exiting a doorway or arch with the words “Sunday Sc[hool]” written above it; two girls and two boys are visible., “N.J. Wemmer. 215 Pear St. Phila.” – Back of block. Boxwood dealer Nelson J. Wemmer is listed at this address in Philadelphia city directories from 1861 to 1876.
L-shaped block numbered in one place: 3915, also 1020 on small adhesive label on back of block., Image of children filing out of a door; the outside of the building has a sign which says “Sunday School”; all of the children wear hats or bonnets and most are carrying books or Bibles; a decorative frame of vines and flowers along the edge of the block includes a wreath., “Sunday School Dismission” – Inscribed on side of block., Illustration appears in Stories for little ears (Philadelphia, 1857), p. 40.