An Amusing Game of Horse Show
Object Name: Table game
Date: ca. 1890
Medium: Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: Open (board): 18 1/2 × 9 1/4 in. (47 × 23.5 cm) Container (box): 1 3/4 × 19 1/4 × 10 1/4 in. (4.4 × 48.9 × 26 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: "An Amusing Game. The Horse Show" with a bi-fold paper covered cardboard gameboard, eight wooden playing pieces, a cardboard spinner with a metal arrow and eight square cardboard "medals" in a paper covered cardboard box; board chromolithographed with a checkerboard which is yellow and red in the center and blue and peach around the sides, corners with images of four horses; box cover chromolithographed with an image of a woman riding a bucking horse; box cover inscribed, "AN AMUSING GAME/ THE/ HORSE/ SHOW/ MANUFACTURED/ BY/ J. H. SINGER,/ NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
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Object Number: 2000.375
Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "AN AMUSING GAME/ THE/ HORSE/ SHOW/ MANUFACTURED/ BY/ J. H. SINGER,/ NEW YORK, U.S.A."