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The Game of Politics or the Race for the Presidency

Object Number: 
2000.725
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 3/4 x 24 x 1/4 in. ( 60.3 x 61 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the label: "THE/ Game of Politics/ OR THE/ Race for the Presidency./ COPYRIGHTED 1887 BY JEANIE P. CLARKE."
Description: 
Square game board (folds in two) with images of the first twenty two presidents depicted in medallions along the edges, red, white and blue spaces around images of the White House and Senate chambers draped in flags, acanthus leaves and U.S. Shields; blue label on the outside of the board inscribed, "THE/ Game of Politics/ OR THE/ Race for the Presidency./ COPYRIGHTED 1887 BY JEANIE P. CLARKE."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group