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Little Goldenlocks & the Three Bears: A Pleasing Game

Little Goldenlocks & the Three Bears: A Pleasing Game
Title
Little Goldenlocks & the Three Bears: A Pleasing Game
Date 
1890
Medium 
Cardboard, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 19 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 49.5 x 26.7 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Board game with box, gameboard, and spinner and four wooden playing pieces; on cover of cardboard box, lithographed illustration of three bears in a tree and a portrait bust of Goldenlocks in a blue shirt with red bow at the collar; on board, spaces arranged in a serpentine pattern, four marked with "STOP," with central area the woods and surrounding illustrations of scenes from the tale of Little Red Riding Hood; square cardboard spinner with metal arrow. Game board not original to cover - belongs to a Red Riding Hood game.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.716
Marks 
lithographed: on the cover: "LITTLE GOLDENLOCKS/ & THE/ THREE/ BEARS/ A PLEASING GAME/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW/ YORK"
Bibliography 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group