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Game of Race Around the World

Object Name: Board game
Date: 1898
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Medium: Cardboard, wood, paper
Dimensions: Container (box): 1 1/2 x 32 x 15 in. (3.8 x 81.3 x 38.1 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: "Game of Race Around the World" board game in box; box cover illustrated with steamship across the top, a train in the lower right corner, an engineer in the upper right corner and a medallion at the left, with a train crossing a bridge and boats in the water below as a woman and two children look on and wave; box cover printed with text: "GAME OF/ RACE/ AROUND THE/ WORLD/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."; board is world map with two paths across center.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.399
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Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.


"The Games We Played: Victorian Games from the Liman Collection," New-York Historical Society, December 4, 2001-March 24, 2002.