Game of Race Around the World

Game of Race Around the World
Game of Race Around the World
Title
Game of Race Around the World
Date 
1898
Medium 
Cardboard, wood, paper
Dimensions 
box: 1 1/2 x 32 x 15 in. ( 3.8 x 81.3 x 38.1 cm )
Description 
"Game of Race Around the World" board game in box; box cover illustrated with an image of a steamship across the top, a train in the lower right corner, an engineer in the upper right corner and a medallion at the left, with a train crossing a bridge and boats in the water below as a woman and two children look on and wave; box cover inscribed, "GAME OF/ RACE/ AROUND THE/ WORLD/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."; board is a map of the world with two paths across the center.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.399
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME OF/ RACE/ AROUND THE/ WORLD/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."
Bibliography 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group