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The New Game of Teddy's Bear Hunt

The New Game of Teddy's Bear Hunt
Title
The New Game of Teddy's Bear Hunt
Date 
1907
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, lead, wood and ivory
Dimensions 
board: 17 5/8 x 23 7/8 in. ( 44.8 x 60.6 cm ) box: 1 7/8 x 18 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. ( 4.8 x 46.4 x 31.8 cm )
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
Object Number 
2000.370
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 BOWERS & HARD/ MANUFACTURED BY BOWERS & HARD, 211 STATE ST., BRIDGEPORT, CONN." lithographed: on the box cover: "THE NEW GAME / TEDDY'S BEAR/ HUNT/ COPYRIGHTED 1907 BY BOWERS & HARD/ MANUFACTURED BY BOWERS & HARD, 211 STATE ST., BRIDGEPORT, CONN."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group