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Tug of War

Object Name: Table game
Date: 1898
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Medium: Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/8 x 19 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 49.5 x 26 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: "Tug of War" board game with a paper board applied to the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with an image of children playing "Tug of War", the girls against the boys; box cover inscribed, "TUG OF WAR/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK."; board chromolithographed with a figure-8 shaped path around two medallions with girls and boys playing tug of war, center spaced inscribed, "HOME".
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.369
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "TUG OF WAR/ COPYRIGHT 1898 BY CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK." lithographed i: n the center of the board: "HOME"