Instructional design for an architectural toy representing a Classical Temple, by Anchor Blocks (Anker Richter): conjectural perspective view of the completed model in a lakeside setting with people shown in Roman costume

RIBApix ref no RIBA35915
Architect/DesignerAnchor Blocks
Richter, Friedrich Adolf (1846-1910)
CountryGermany
Subject Date1900
Image Date1900
ViewExterior
StyleClassical
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSC43 Anchor Blocks No. 206 'Country House Box' p. 16
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.

Subject tags

columns, Toys, porticos, temples, lakes, building blocks