Game of Yuneek

Object Number: 
2000.493
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
board: 17 x 16 1/4 in. ( 43.2 x 41.3 cm ) box: 2 x 17 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 44.4 x 24.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the board: t "GOAL/ GOAL/ GOAL/ GOAL/ HOME COURT/ HOME COURT/ HOME COURT/ HOME COURT" printed: on the reverse of the board: "Game/ of/ Yuneek." printed: on the box cover: "GAME/ OF/ YUNEEK/ Copyrighted/ 1889/ by McLOUGHLIN BRO's/ NEW YORK."
Description: 
"Game of Yuneek" board game with board, box, 48 cards with images of dominos in thier own box and 14 turned wooden playing pieces (missing two); bi-fold board has a circular path and four straight paths to the center marked "GOAL" four times, images of a king, queen and two knights in the corners; reverse of board printed, "Game/ of/ Yuneek.;" box cover has an image of a queen enthroned with a knight bowing down in front holding out the game of "YUNEEK," another knight and two pages look on; box inscribed, "GAME/ OF/ YUNEEK/ Copyrighted/ 1889/ by McLOUGHLIN BRO's/ NEW YORK."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group