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Game of War

Game of War
Title
Game of War
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions 
Each (figure): 6 1/2 x 2 x 3/4 in. (16.5 x 5.1 x 1.9 cm) Box: 1 5/8 x 10 1/8 x 7 3/8 in. ( 4.1 x 25.7 x 18.7 cm )
Description 
"Game of War" table game (like ten-pins) with twenty lithographed soldiers (pins) on horsback tacked to wooden stands in a box; box cover lithographed with an image of a Spanish-American War battle and the inscription, "GAME of/ WAR/ COMPLETE WITH TOY SOLDIERS/ PISTOL AND AMMUNITION/ MILTON BRADLEY CO Springfield, Mass., U.S.A."; aprons lithographed with other battle images.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.483
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME of/ WAR/ COMPLETE WITH TOY SOLDIERS/ PISTOL AND AMMUNITION/ MILTON BRADLEY CO Springfield, Mass., U.S.A."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group