The Improved Game of Fish Pond

Object Number: 
2000.606
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 )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ IMPROVED/ GAME/ OF/ FISH/ POND/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S, NEW YORK"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group