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Tug of War

Object Number: 
2000.369
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 19 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 49.5 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "TUG OF WAR/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK." lithographed i: n the center of the board: "HOME"
Description: 
"Tug of War" board game with a paper board applied to the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with an image of children playing "Tug of War", the girls against the boys; box cover inscribed, "TUG OF WAR/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK."; board chromolithographed with a figure-8 shaped path around two medallions with girls and boys playing tug of war, center spaced inscribed, "HOME".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group