Nine Men Morris, Man in the Moon

Object Number: 
2000.490
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 14 1/8 x 15 1/4 in. ( 3.2 x 35.9 x 38.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the face of the board: "McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK/MAN in the MOON. No. 612." lithographed: on the reverse of the board: "NINE MEN MORRICE, No. 612/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK".
Description: 
"Nine Men Morris" and "Man in the Moon" game board in a wooden frame, one each on obverse and reverse; "Man in the Moon" chromolithographed on the face, checkerboard showing the phases of the moon, surrounded by a floral border; face inscribed, "McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK/MAN in the MOON. No. 612."; "Nine Men Morris" chromolithographed on the reverse, square playing field with three rings of paths, a cat in a bonnet in the center and four personified cats in the corners; reverse inscribed, "NINE MEN MORRICE, No. 612/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group