The New Game of Migration

The New Game of Migration
Title
The New Game of Migration
Date 
1890
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions 
board: 16 1/4 x 16 7/8 in. ( 41.3 x 42.9 cm ) box: 1 1/4 x 16 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 41.9 x 22.5 cm )
Description 
"The New Game of Migration" board game with 64 wooden playing pieces, a board and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with a band of Native Americans traveling across an open plain, some riding horses, others carrying children, horses pulling carts and dogs chasing them; box cover inscribed, "NEW GAME OF MIGRATION/ COPYRIGHTED 1890/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S NEW-YORK."; board has an outer circle in a checker board pattern and four triangles within, in each corner are cartoon figures, two men and two women, looking in at the board; reverse of the board printed, "Migration." in script.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.769
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "NEW GAME OF MIGRATION/ COPYRIGHTED 1890/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S NEW-YORK." printed: on the reverse of the board: "Migration." in script
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group