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Game of India

Object Name: Table game
Date: ca. 1890
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Medium: Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 3/4 x 9 x 9 in. ( 1.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Springfield
Description: "Game of India" board game in a paper covered cardboard box; paper game board applied to the bottom half of the box; parchessi-style board labeled "HOME" in the center and hunters riding camels in star decorations in the four corners; cover of the box inscribed, "GAME OF/ INDIA/ MADE IN AMERICA/ 4188/ MILTON BRADLEY Co./ SPRINGFIELD, MASS., U.S.A." with an image of four men holding a chained tiger and men riding an elephant, sitting cross-legged; playing pieces include a spinner with a metal arrow and sixteen wooden playing pieces.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.358
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME OF/ INDIA/ MADE IN AMERICA/ 4188/ MILTON BRADLEY Co./ SPRINGFIELD, MASS., U.S.A."