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India: An Oriental Game

Object Number: 
2000.360
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Open (board): 15 1/4 × 7 3/4 in. (38.7 × 19.7 cm) Container (box): 1 3/4 × 8 1/4 × 15 7/8 in. (4.4 × 21 × 40.3 cm
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."
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group