The Game of Cat

Object Number: 
2000.347
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 19 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. ( 3.2 x 48.9 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ GAME/ OF/ CAT/ COPYRIGHT 1898, BY CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK"
Description: 
"The Game of Cat" board game with board set in the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard box and six turned wooden playing pieces and a cardboard spinner with a metal arrow; box cover chromolithographed with a group of eight children playing a game with a stick and a rock; box cover inscribed, "THE/ GAME/ OF/ CAT/ COPYRIGHT 1898, BY CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK"; interior of box chromolithographed with a field of multicolored squares and eleven children; instructions printed on the underside of the lid.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group