Game of Fun at the Circus
Identifier: EPH 5047
Scope and Contents
One simple race board game for two to four players, manufactured by McLoughlin Brothers, New York. Designed for younger children, players spin and advance wooden pieces along a grid of numbered squares to play. Colorful illustrations including monkeys, a clown, leaping dogs, and a tightrope walker denote squares that offer advancement or setback along the players’ route.
- Copyright: 1899
- McLoughlin Bros. (Manufacturer, Organization)
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The item is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
1 box (1 game (1 board, 4 pieces, 1 spinner)) : cardboard, metal, wood, color ; 41 x 41 cm board built into 42 x 42 x 3 cm box
Language of Materials
Title and rules of play printed inside box lid.
- Board games -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Specimens Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Board games (game sets) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Cardboard Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Circus -- History -- 19th century -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Game pieces (game elements) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Gameboards (board game elements) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Metal Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Wood (plant material) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Jennifer Brcka
- 2019 September 11
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