The Cash Boy

Object Number: 
2000.681
Date: 
ca. 1885
Medium: 
cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 1.6 x 13 x 13 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ CASH/ BOY/ PUBLISHED BY/ SELCHOW & RIGHTER, NEW YORK"
Description: 
"The Cash Boy" board game with four wooden playing pieces, a cardboard spinner with a metal arrow and a paper board applied to the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard box; chromolithographed board with a grid of numbered squares, some with directions, all around a cross form with a boy sweeping in a shop with a man behind the counter; cover lithographed with a boy carrying a hamper of packages with a woman seated on a stool in the background; box lithographed with the inscription, "THE/ CASH/ BOY/ PUBLISHED BY/ SELCHOW & RIGHTER, NEW YORK"; directons printed on the box cover.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group