Game of Mail Express or Accommodation

Object Number: 
2000.720
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 22 5/8 x 15 in. ( 3.2 x 57.5 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME OF/ MAIL, EXPRESS/ OR/ ACCOMMODATION/ COPYRIGHTED 1895 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK."
Description: 
"Game of Mail Express or Accommodation" board game with four lead train playing pieces, and thirty-one playing cards; paper board applied to the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard and wooden box; board printed with a map of the United States; cover lithographed with men shoveling snow off the tracks so a train can go by; box inscribed, "GAME OF/ MAIL, EXPRESS/ OR/ ACCOMMODATION/ COPYRIGHTED 1895 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group