Checker and backgammon board

Checker and backgammon board
Title
Checker and backgammon board
Date 
ca. 1875
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 18 x 18 in. ( 45.7 x 45.7 cm )
Description 
Paper-covered cardboard adverstising checker board with ads surrounding the playing field and on the red squares of the field, advertisers include Pond's Extract, The New England Conservatory of Music, Wheeler and Wilson, Kakas Furs, Boston & Providence Railroad, etc.; reverse of the board printed, "Compliments of/ W. W. Winship/ Manufacturer Wholesale and Retail Dealer in/ TRUNKS, VALISES, BAGS,/ Etc., Etc./ SAMPLE/ Trunks and Bags/ A SPECIALITY/ REPAIRING/ Short Notice/ NO. 7 ELM STREET,/ BOSTON, MASS."
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.512
Marks 
printed: on the reverse of the board: "Compliments of/ W. W. Winship/ Manufacturer Wholesale and Retail Dealer in/ TRUNKS, VALISES, BAGS,/ Etc., Etd./ SAMPLE/ Trunks and Bags/ A SPECIALITY/ REPAIRING/ Short Notice/ NO. 7 ELM STREET,/ BOSTON, MASS."
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Creative: Tronvig Group