Game of Bicycle Race

Game of Bicycle Race
Game of Bicycle Race
Game of Bicycle Race
Title
Game of Bicycle Race
Date 
1895
Medium 
Carboard, paper, wood, lead
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 21 7/8 x 12 7/8 in. ( 2.9 x 55.6 x 32.7 cm )
Description 
"The Game of Bicycle Race" board game with two cardboard spinners, four colored lead bicycle riding figures and a board set into the bottom of the paper covered wooden box; board is a map of the southern shore and center of Long Island with a gold path between the towns and the "Bicycle Club"; lithographed box cover has an image of personified cats, dogs and rabbits riding bicycles with a fallen pug in the foreground; board inscribed, "GAME OF/ BICYCLE/ RACE/ COPYRIGHTED 1895 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK."; instructions printed on the underside of the cover.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.329
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME oF/ BICYCLE/ RACE/ COPYRIGHTED 1895 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK."
Bibliography 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group