The Popular Game of Tiddledy Winks
Cardboard, felt, glass, ivory
box: 2 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 6.4 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm )
"The Popular Game of Tiddledy Winks" table game with 28 ivory playing pieces, a glass cup, four circular green felt pads and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box has four trapezoidal dividers printed red, white, blue and yellow; box top chromolithographed with an image of a Victorian family seated around a table playing "Tiddledy Winks"; box cover inscribed, "THE POPULAR GAME OF/ TIDDLEDY/ WINKS/ New/ Edition/ 1897./ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS. U.S.A.".
The Liman Collection
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE POPULAR GAME OF/ TIDDLEDY/ WINKS/ New/ Edition/ 1897./ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS. U.S.A."
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
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