Schley at Santiago Bay
box: 1 1/8 x 6 5/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 2.9 x 16.8 x 13 cm )
each card: 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.6 x 6.4 cm )
Card game "Schley at Santiago Bay" with fifteen playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; each card has a name of a significant battle in the history of war such as Vicksburg, Waterloo, Blenheim, etc. with the year of the battle and historical information provided; box cover lithographed with a medallion portrait of Winfield Scott Schley and battleships in a harbor; box cover inscribed, "SCHLEY/ AT/ SANTIAGO/ BAY./ STARRY FLAG SERIES/ COPYRIGHT 1899 CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK."
The Liman Collection
lithographed: on the box cover: "SCHLEY/ AT/ SANTIAGP/ BAY./ STARRY FLAG SERIES/ COPYRIGHT 1899 CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK."
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
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