The New Game of Migration

Title:
The New Game of Migration
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Open (board): 16 1/4 × 16 7/8 in. (41.3 × 42.9 cm) Container (box): 1 1/4 × 16 1/2 × 8 7/8 in. (3.2 × 41.9 × 22.5
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