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The Improved Game of Fish Pond

The Improved Game of Fish Pond
Title
The Improved Game of Fish Pond
Date 
1890
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions 
box: 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 11.4 x 44.4 cm )
Description 
"The Improved Game of Fish Pond" board game in a paper covered wooden box; box cover chromolithographed with an image of four children sitting on the edge of a river holding fishing lines; interior of the box decorated with scene of pond containing lily pads and frogs, with 22 slits cut out in rows; 17 cardboard fish of various colors, with metal grommets to be caught by, and with their names printed on one side ("BASS", "SHAD") and numbers on the other; 2 wooden poles with string threaded through holes at end, with metal hooks at end of line; instructions printed on inside of cover.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.606
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ IMPROVED/ GAME/ OF/ FISH/ POND/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S, NEW YORK"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group