The Troublesome Donkeys

Object Number: 
2000.398
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, paper, lead, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 21 3/4 x 12 7/8 in. ( 2.5 x 55.2 x 32.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "the/ TROUBLESOME/ DONKEYS/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK"
Description: 
"The Troublesome Donkeys" board game with cardboard spinner, four lead "Simple Simon" on donkey figures in a linen pouch and a board set into the bottom of the box; board lithographed with a country landscape and a twisting path of red and gold circles with stops at a "Blacksmith Shop", "Harness Store", etc.; box cover lithographed with an image of "Simple Simon riding a donkey and a clown being thrown from a donkey's back; board inscribed, "the/ TROUBLESOME/ DONKEYS/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY McLOUGHLIN BROS., NEW YORK"; instructions on the underside of the box cover.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group