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Game of Race Around the World

Object Number: 
2000.399
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 )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME OF/ RACE/ AROUND THE/ WORLD/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."
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.
Bibliography: 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group