Game of Mail Express and Accommodation or Interstate Commerce

Game of  Mail Express and  Accommodation or Interstate Commerce
Title
Game of Mail Express and Accommodation or Interstate Commerce
Date 
1895
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 22 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. ( 4.1 x 56.8 x 37.8 cm )
Description 
"Game of Mail Express and Accommodation or Interstate Commerce" with three cardboard playing piece lithographed with an image of a train engine and set into a wooden stand, a dice cup, two die, and eighteen playing cards; board applied to the top of the lower half of the paper covered cardboard and wooden box; board printed with a map of the United States; cover lithographed with a central image of men unloading sacks from a train and surrounded by an image of a postman, a train crossing a bridge, a train rounding a corner, a horse drawn mail wagon and a train running at full speed; box inscribed, "Game of/ MAIL EXPRESS/ AND/ ACCOMMODATION/ or INTERSTATE COMMERCE/ Paptent applied for Copyrighted 1895 by McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK."
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.396
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "Game of/ MAIL EXPRESS/ AND/ ACCOMMODATION/ or INTERSTATE COMMERCE/ Paptent applied for Copyrighted 1895 by McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK."
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Creative: Tronvig Group