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Game of Sailor Boy

Game of Sailor Boy
Title
Game of Sailor Boy
Date 
1889
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, wood, lead
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 )
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
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.".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group