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The London Game

Object Number: 
2000.362
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, metal, bone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 25 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. ( 4.8 x 64.1 x 41.9 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the lower right corner of the board: "THE/ LONDON/ GAME/ PARKER BROTHERS/ PATENTS SALEM MASS. PENDING/ USA"
Description: 
"The London Game" board game with thiry-seven cardboard letters, a metal postal carrier game piece, two bone die, two wooden dice cups stored in paper covered cardboard game board with a cardboard drawer in the side to hold the playing implements; board chromolithographed with a map of London with labeled streets, buildings and geographical highlights, each building numbered; inscription lithographed in the lower corner "THE/ LONDON/ GAME/ PARKER BROTHERS/ PATENTS SALEM MASS. PENDING/ USA".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group