Game Board/Box

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-12640

Description

Box has a mock book binding, marblized paper edges and checker-board front and back which make a full board when open. Opens to reveal a backgammon interior. Enclosed are checkers, dice and holders, dominos and small ivory playing pieces.

Details

Descriptive Terms

games
boxes (containers)
embossing
leather
marbling
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
checker pattern
Leather
Unidentified Paper
Checked
Marbled
Embossed
GAME

Inscription

Gold embossed lettering reads: ""History of Canada, Vol.1"" and ""Vol.2"".

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14.75 x 2.75 x 8.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1752