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Chess India

Chess India
Title
Chess India
Date 
ca. 1890
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/8 x 12 in. ( 30.8 x 30.5 cm )
Description 
"Chess India" paper covered cardboard box top for a board game; cover of the box inscribed, "CHESSINDIA/ TRADE MARK/ TOKALON SERIES/ TRADE MARK/ PUBLISHED/ BY/ CLARK & SOWDON/ NEW YORK." with an image of hunters riding an elephant, shooting at a tiger crawling up the elephant's backside.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.355
Marks 
lithographed: on the box top: "CHESSINDIA/ TRADE MARK/ TOKALON SERIES/ TRADE MARK/ PUBLISHED/ BY/ CLARK & SOWDON/ NEW YORK."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group