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Crossing the Ocean

Object Number: 
2000.471
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, lead
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 14 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 37.8 x 22.5 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "CROSSING/ THE/ OCEAN/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS. U.S.A./ COPYRIGHTED 1893"
Description: 
"Crossing the Ocean" board game with four lead yachts and a cardboard spinner with a metal arrow in the corner of the paper board which is applied to the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard box; board chromolithographed with a grid of blue squares between the northeast coast of the U.S. and the coasts of England and France with boats inbetween; box cover chromolithographed with two boats, one a steamship the other a frigate; box cover inscribed, "CROSSING/ THE/ OCEAN/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS. U.S.A./ COPYRIGHTED 1893".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group