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College Football Game

Object Name: Table game
Date: 1897
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Medium: Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 3/4 x 13 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. ( 1.9 x 34.3 x 54 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: "College Football Game" board game in a paper covered cardboard box with a paper covered cardboard gameboard and four cardboard and wooden teetotems; on the cover of cardboard box, lithographed illustrations of two teams of boys playing football with stands in the background and two illustrations of carriages; box cover inscribed, "COLLEGE/ FOOT BALL/ GAME"; board with the same illustrations as the box around a grid representing a football field labeled "GOAL" at each end and "CENTRE" twice on the center line; lithographed across the bottom of the gameboard, "COPYRIGHTED 1897, BY H.D. VAN NOSTRAND, NEW YORK."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.374
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "COLLEGE/ FOOT BALL/ GAME" lithographed: on the board, in the center: "GOAL" at each end and "CENTRE" twice on the center line lithographed: across the bottom of the board: "COPYRIGHTED 1897, BY H.D. VAN NOSTRAND, NEW YORK."; lithographed across the bottom of the gameboard: "THE GRAY LITHO CO., N.Y."