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Chess India

Object Name: Table game
Date: ca. 1890
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Medium: Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 12 1/8 x 12 in. ( 30.8 x 30.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: "Chess India" paper covered cardboard box top for a board game; cover of the box inscribed, "CHESSINDIA/ TRADE MARK/ TOKALON SERIES/ TRADE MARK/ PUBLISHED/ BY/ CLARK & SOWDON/ NEW YORK." with an image of hunters riding an elephant, shooting at a tiger crawling up the elephant's backside.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.355
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Marks: lithographed: on the box top: "CHESSINDIA/ TRADE MARK/ TOKALON SERIES/ TRADE MARK/ PUBLISHED/ BY/ CLARK & SOWDON/ NEW YORK."