Soldier Ten-Pins

Object Number: 
2000.477
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Each (soldier): 6 1/8 x 2 x 7/8 in. (15.6 x 5.1 x 2.2 cm) Container (box): 1 1/2 × 8 3/4 × 7 1/4 in. (3.8 × 22.2 ×
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "SOLDIER/ TEN-PINS/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. New York"
Description: 
"Soldier Ten-Pins" table game in a box with twelve lithographed paper "British soldiers" or pins on wooden stands, three missing stands and a wood and metal gun; each soldier printed with a number on its reverse; paper covered cardboard box with an image of two British soldiers and a cannon lithographed on the cover; box cover inscribed, "SOLDIER/ TEN-PINS/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. New York."
Bibliography: 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group