Jerome Park Steeple Chase
Cardboard, wood, paper
board: 24 1/2 x 13 5/8 in. ( 62.2 x 34.6 cm )
box: 1 3/4 x 14 5/8 x 9 3/8 in. ( 4.4 x 37.1 x 23.8 cm )
"Jerome Park Steeple Chase" board game in a paper covered cardboard and wood box with four chromolithographed horse and jockey playing pieces in wooden stands; board (folds in four) with an oval race track with numbers around the edges an traps at six intervals, image of three men on horseback at the bottom of the oval, men jumping traps in medallions in the corners; directions lithographed in the center of the track; box cover cromolithographed with a pack of four men on horses jumping a fence, one being thrown, one fallen; box cover inscribed, "JEROME PARK/ Steeple-Chase/ McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS, NEW-YORK."
The Liman Collection
lithographed: on the box cover: "JEROME PARK/ Steeple-Chase/ McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS, NEW-YORK."
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
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