Dry Land Fish Pond game

Object Number: 
2000.583
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Wood, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 1/8 x 20 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 5.4 x 52.1 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "DRY/ LAND FISH POND GAME/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."
Description: 
"Dry Land Fish Pond Game" board game with five wooden fishing poles and twenty-nine turned wooden bell-shaped "fish" with metal eyes screwed into the tops in a wooden box covered in brown paper; box cover inscribed, "DRY/ LAND FISH POND GAME/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."; chromolithographed illustration on cover of a man on a beach holding a fishing line with a whale on the end and a boat in the distance; five wooden poles with string threaded through holes at end, with metal hooks at end of line.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group