A. D. T. Messenger Boy
Object Name: Table game
Date: ca. 1910
Medium: Cardoard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/4 x 15 1/8 x 16 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 38.4 x 41.9 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A., Springfield
Description: "A. D. T. Messenger Boy" board game consisting of paper covered cardboard board, four wooden game pieces in a paper covered cardboard box with cover illustration of boy in blue uniform and cap handing a piece of paper to a man at a desk; box cover inscribed, "A D T Messenger/ Boy/ A/ GAME/ 4033 MADE In U.S.A. MILTON BRADLEY Co., SPRINGFIELD, MASS"; board a spiral of circles divided by messenger boys, with some circles marked with description or instruction, such as "ABILITY Go To Clerk," with an illustration of "The President" seated at a desk in the center.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
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Object Number: 2000.338
Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "A D T Messenger/ Boy/ A/ GAME/ 4033 MADE In U.S.A. MILTON BRADLEY Co., SPRINGFIELD, MASS"