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Object Name: Game indicator
Date: 1946
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Medium: Paper
Dimensions: Overall: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Place made: Brooklyn
Description: Circular paper game piece divided into wedge sections with each section printed with true and false statements; one side is marked "Geography" with statements including "Africa is the second largest continent" and "A peninsula is a small bay"; reverse is marked "Transportation", and has statements like "Subway trains run underground" and "Motor busses have steam engines."
Credit Line: Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 2002.1.2078
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During the 1940s, the Brooklyn-based Saxon Toy Company developed trivia games that used battery-powered lights to indicate correct answers. This indicator was probably from their Travel-Lite game.