Game of the Man in the Moon
Cardboard, paper, wood
Overall: 1 x 14 x 14 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 35.6 x 37.5 cm )
"Man in the Moon" board game with 24 circular wooden playing pieces and a paper gameboard applied to the bottom half of a paper covered cardboard box with wooden aprons; board chromolithographed as a checkerboard showing the phases of the moon, surrounded by a floral border; box cover chromolithographed with a personified moon wearing red and white striped stockings, black tie shoes and a ruffled collar with red bow tie; box cover inscribed, "GAME/ of/ THE/ MAN/ IN THE/ MOON/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK".
The Liman Collection
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME/ of/ THE/ MAN/ IN THE/ MOON/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK"
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