Game of Sailor Boy

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Title:
Game of Sailor Boy
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, lead
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
board: 17 x 17 in. ( 43.2 x 43.2 cm ) box: 1 5/8 x 17 1/4 x 9 in. ( 4.1 x 43.8 x 22.9 cm )
Date End: 
1 889
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
Object Number: 
2000.599
Date Begin: 
1889
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group