Telegraph Messenger

Object Number: 
2000.324
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 7 1/2 x 7 3/8 in. ( 2.2 x 19 x 18.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "TELEGRAPH/ MESSENGER/ PLAY CUCKOO FOR FUN./ MANUFACTURED BY/ J. H. SINGER/ U.S.A."
Description: 
"Telegraph Messenger" board game with a chromolithographed square cardboard gameboard in a paper covered cardboard box; board with multicolored numberd grid with illustrations in the upper corners and at the bottom center; on box cover of boy in blue uniform running down a street with a crowd and a carriage in the background; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "TELEGRAPH/ MESSENGER/ PLAY CUCKOO FOR FUN./ MANUFACTURED BY/ J. H. SINGER/ U.S.A.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group