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India: An Oriental Game

Object Number: 
2000.359
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 16 5/8 x 16 5/8 in. ( 2.9 x 42.2 x 42.2 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "INDIA/ AN ORIENTAL/ GAME/ McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS/ New York/ 5238"
Description: 
"India: An Oriental Game" board game in a paper covered cardboard and wood box; paper game board applied to the bottom half of the box; parcheesi-style board with a thatched hut and palm trees in a medallion in the center labeled "HOME" and star decorations in the four corners; cover of the box inscribed, "INDIA/ AN ORIENTAL/ GAME/ McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS/ New York/ 5238" with an image of a man in a red turban sitting cross-legged on a camel.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group