Game of Sailor Boy

Object Number: 
2000.599
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, lead
Dimensions: 
Open (board): 17 × 17 in. (43.2 × 43.2 cm) Container (box): 1 5/8 × 17 1/4 × 9 in. (4.1 × 43.8 × 22.9 cm)
Marks: 
lithographed: on the board: "GAME OF/ SAILOR BOY/ RULES OF THE GAME/ Copyright and Published by J. H. SINGER, New York, U. S. A., 1889" lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME/ OF/ SAILOR BOY/ COPYRIGHTED & PUBLISHED/ J. H. SINGER, NEW YORK, U.S.A.".
Description: 
"Game of Sailor Boy" board game with a paper covered wooden spinner, two lead sailor figures and a paper covered cardboard board in a paper covered box; board with a papth of circles with images of home in two corners, a raft and a ship in the other two; board inscribed, "GAME OF/ SAILOR BOY/ RULES OF THE GAME/ Copyright and Published by J. H. SINGER, New York, U. S. A., 1889"; box cover lithographed with a dancing sailor boy on the deck of a ship; box cover inscribed, "GAME/ OF/ SAILOR BOY/ COPYRIGHTED & PUBLISHED/ J. H. SINGER, NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
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Creative: Tronvig Group