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Game of Leap Frog

Object Number: 
2000.475
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 8 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 21.6 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME/ OF/ LEAP FROG/ McLOUGHLIN BROS, New York."
Description: 
"Game of Leap Frog" board game with board set into the base of the box; image of five frogs dressed in waistcoats in the center of the board surrounded by a circle with numbered red and blue spaces; outer edges of the board decorated with lily pads, cat-o-nines and ivy vines; box cover chromolithographed with an image of three boys playing leaf frog and an image of five frogs in a scull; box cover inscribed, "GAME/ OF/ LEAP FROG/ McLOUGHLIN BROS, New York." pieces include 15 wooden playing pieces and cardboard and metal spinner.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group