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What is this?

Prototype set of painted wooden building blocks and toy cars and trucks: 20 rectangular blocks, 19 wedge-shaped blocks, 4 cone-shaped blocks, 9 cars/trucks. Blocks painted with various combinations of rectilinear forms in white, light blue, and orange. Vehicles painted in various combinations of orange, blue, and gray; one red and white car.

This is a prototype toy block set with cars from United States. It is dated 1941 and we acquired it in 2000. Gift of Radoslav L. and Elaine F. Sutnar. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

painted wood, painted metal, rubber

Elaine F. Sutnar was a donor and Ladislav Sutnar was the designer and Radoslav L. Sutnar was a donor of this object.

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18705931/ |title=Prototype Toy Block Set With Cars, "Build the Town", 1941 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=23 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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