Rambles Through Our Country

Object Number: 
2000.446
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 13 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. ( 2.9 x 33.3 x 23.2 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "COPYRIGHT/ BY THE/ AMERICAN PUBLISHING CO./ 1881-1890./ HARTFORD, CONN./ RAMBLES/ THROUGH/ OUR COUNTRY/ AN INSTRUCTIVE/ GEOGRAPHICAL/ GAME/ SCHAEFER & WEISENBACH LITHO. 129 & [?] CROSBY ST. NY"
Description: 
"Rambles Through Our Country" board game with a chromolithographed paper on canvas board, six cardboard playing pieces, two cardboard and wooden teetotems (stored in a small circular cardboard box), a paper instruction and playing manual and two advertising booklets in a paper covered cardboard box; board a large multicolored map of the United States with the state flower and industries printed in each, medallion in the upper right corner with the Statue of Liberty; box cover chromolithographed with an image of a waterfall and flowers; lithographed inscription on the box cover, "COPYRIGHT/ BY THE/ AMERICAN PUBLISHING CO./ 1881-1890./ HARTFORD, CONN./ RAMBLES/ THROUGH/ OUR COUNTRY/ AN INSTRUCTIVE/ GEOGRAPHICAL/ GAME/ SCHAEFER & WEISENBACH LITHO. 129 & [?] CROSBY ST. NY"; trains lithographed on the aprons.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group