Instructional design for an architectural toy representing a bridge, by Anchor Blocks (Anker Richter): conjectural perspective view of the completed model bridge with a townscape in the distance

RIBApix ref no RIBA35913
Architect/DesignerAnchor Blocks
Richter, Friedrich Adolf (1846-1910)
CountryGermany
Subject Date1900
Image Date1900
ViewExterior
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSC43 Richters Building Designs No. 27 p. 11
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The German company Anchor Blocks (Anker Richter, owned by Friedrich Adolf Richter) began producing architectural toy kits known as Anchor Stone Building Sets in 1880. Each set of stackable building blocks was accompanied by instructional plans and designs for the home assembly of the model. This plate was printed in 'Richters Building Designs No. 27'.

Subject tags

rivers, Toys, bridges, boats, building blocks, Feature: Building Blocks