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The New Game of Teddy's Bear Hunt

Object Number: 
2000.370
Date: 
1907
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, lead, wood and ivory
Dimensions: 
Open (board): 17 5/8 × 23 7/8 in. (44.8 × 60.6 cm) Container (box): 1 7/8 × 18 1/4 × 12 1/2 in. (4.8 × 46.4 × 31.
Marks: 
lithographed: on the board: "TEDDY'S BEAR HUNT/ GAME/ START/ FINISH/ COPYRIGHTED 1907 BY BOWERS & HARD/ MANUFACTURED BY BOWERS & HARD, 211 STATE ST., BRIDGEPORT, CONN." printed: on the board label: "THE NEW GAME / TEDDY'S BEAR/ HUNT/ COPYRIGHTED 1907 BY
Description: 
"The New Game of Teddy's Bear Hunt" board game with board, six lead figures of Teddy, a lead figure of a bear, two wooden dice cups and two ivory die in a paper covered cardboard box; snow scene lithographed on the board with six paths of blue footprints leading from a fire and one path of red and yellow paw prints leading from a living bear to a dead bear; board inscribed, "TEDDY'S BEAR HUNT/ GAME/ START/ FINISH/ COPYRIGHTED 1907 BY BOWERS & HARD/ MANUFACTURED BY BOWERS & HARD, 211 STATE ST., BRIDGEPORT, CONN."; paper label applied to the board reverse with an image of Teddy about to shoot a startled bear in a snowy wooded landscape; label inscribed, "THE NEW GAME / TEDDY'S BEAR/ HUNT"; lithographed image on the box cover is the same as the board label.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group