Crossing the Ocean

Crossing the Ocean
Title
Crossing the Ocean
Date 
1893
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, lead
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 14 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 37.8 x 22.5 cm )
Description 
"Crossing the Ocean" board game with four lead yachts and a cardboard spinner with a metal arrow in the corner of the paper board which is applied to the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard box; board chromolithographed with a grid of blue squares between the northeast coast of the U.S. and the coasts of England and France with boats inbetween; box cover chromolithographed with two boats, one a steamship the other a frigate; box cover inscribed, "CROSSING/ THE/ OCEAN/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS. U.S.A./ COPYRIGHTED 1893".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.471
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "CROSSING/ THE/ OCEAN/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS. U.S.A./ COPYRIGHTED 1893"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group