India: An Oriental Game

India: An Oriental Game
Title
India: An Oriental Game
Date 
1895
Medium 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
board: 15 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. ( 38.7 x 19.7 cm ) box: 1 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 15 7/8 in. ( 4.4 x 21 x 40.3 cm )
Description 
"India: An Oriental Game" board game in a paper covered cardboard box; paper covered bi-fold game board stamped on the reverse, "INDIA/ An Oriental/ Game./ Copyright 1895 by McLoughlin Bros.,/ New York."; 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./ Copyright 1895 by McLoughlin Bros.,/ New York." with an image of a man in a red turban sitting cross-legged on a camel; game pieces include two dice cups, two die, 15 wooden playing pieces and a paper instruction sheet.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.360
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "INDIA/ An Oriental/ Game./ Copyright 1895 by McLoughlin Bros.,/ New York." stamped: on the reverse of the board: "INDIA/ An Oriental/ Game./ Copyright 1895 by McLoughlin Bros.,/ New York."
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Creative: Tronvig Group