The New Game of Teddy's Bear Hunt

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Title:
The New Game of Teddy's Bear Hunt
Date: 
1907
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, lead, wood and ivory
Classification: 
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 )
Date End: 
1 907
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
Date Begin: 
1907
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group