Round the World

Round the World
Title
Round the World
Date 
1873
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. ( 47 x 47 cm )
Description 
"Round the World" board game with five cardboard and metal spinners, four with two arrows, one with a single arrow, a cardboard and wood teetotem and four cardboard playing pieces with metal edges and bi-fold paper covered game board lithographed with a spiral path with 93 steps, each step has an image of a three masted sail boat or a seascape leading to a cental image of New York Harbor and lower Manhattan; dock scene depicted in one corner, cornucopias in two others and the inscription, "ROUND THE WORLD/ PUBLISHED/ BY/ M. BRADLEY & Co./ SPRINGFIELD/ MASS" in the fourth; reverse of the board printed, "ROUND/ THE/ WORLD."; playing pieces in a separate box inscribed, "THE GAME OF/ ROUND/ THE/ WORLD/ MILTON BRADLEY & Co. SPRINGFIELD, MASS".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.451
Marks 
lithographed: in the corner of the board: "ROUND THE WORLD/ PUBLISHED/ BY/ M. BRADLEY & Co./ SPRINGFIELD/ MASS/ Entered accord to Act of Congress in the year 1873 by Milton Bradley & Co.in the Ofiice of Library of Congress at Washington" printed: on the reverse: "ROUND/ THE/ WORLD" lithographed: on the box cover for playing pieces: "THE GAME OF/ ROUND/ THE/ WORLD/ MILTON BRADLEY & Co. SPRINGFIELD, MASS"
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Creative: Tronvig Group