The Mansion of Happiness
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Overall: 22 3/4 x 15 in. ( 57.8 x 38.1 cm )
"The Mansion of Happiness" board game in a paper covered cardboard and wood box with game board applied to the bottom half of the box and two cardboard spinners with metal arrows and five turned wooden playing pieces; board chromolithographed with a spiral oval path with sixty gold coin spaces, half printed with virtues and vices; box cover chromolithographed with a domed palace with a lake full of swans and a fountain in the front and two young lovers in a medallion to the left; box cover inscribed, "THE/ MANSION/ OF/ HAPPINESS/ COPYRIGHT 1895/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK".
The Liman Collection
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ MANSION/ OF/ HAPPINESS/ COPYRIGHT 1895/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., 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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