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Game of India

Object Number: 
2000.353
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, bone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 8 1/8 x 15 7/8 in. ( 4.1 x 20.6 x 40.3 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "The GAME/ OF/ INDIA/ MANUFACTURED BY/ J. H. SINGER, NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Description: 
"Game of India" board game in a paper covered cardboard box; paper covered cardboard bi-fold game board; parcheesi-style board labeled "GOAL/ GAME OF INDIA" in the center and yellow diamonds in the four corners; cover of the box inscribed, "The GAME/ OF/ INDIA/ MANUFACTURED BY/ J. H. SINGER, NEW YORK, U.S.A." with an image of a bearded man in a white turban and blue coat holding a sword and a knife; playing pieces include a paper instruction sheet, a wooden dice cup, a bone die and sixteen turned wooden playing pieces.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group