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Games of Go-bang, Tivoli and Fox and Geese

Games of Go-bang, Tivoli and Fox and Geese
Title
Games of Go-bang, Tivoli and Fox and Geese
Date 
ca. 1878
Medium 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
Box (open): 16 x 17 x 1 1/4 in. (40.6 x 43.2 x 3.2 cm)
Description 
"Games of Go-bang, Tivoli and Fox and Geese" board game with a hinged box that opens like a book with two boards on the interior; one side is a grid with white, orange, red, blue and green space; other side is a pink cross-shaped track with a battle scene, a fox, a boy playing a board game and an angry goose in the corners; box opens to a grid board on the exterior; side of box lithographed, "GAMES OF GO BANG/ TIVOLI AND FOX AND GEESE".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.662
Marks 
lithographed: on the side of the box: "GAMES OF DO BANG/ TIVOLI AND FOX AND GEESE"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group