Game

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4323

Description

Box: Plain rectangular wooden slide top box; lid with octagonal paper label with print of bird on branch painted with colored varnishes (flaking off) in red, yellow and green. Contents: Folded sheet labelled "Advertisement" with directions to the game, two small books with hard covers. Part I of description: "The Mother's Remarks on A SET OF CUTS FOR CHILDREN" Published... Part II: "Two or More Sylllables" A single paper bound volume entitled "A DICTIONARY OR INDEX TO A SET OF CUTS FOR CHILDREN."

Details

Descriptive Terms

games
birch (wood)
paper (fiber product)
Birch
Unidentified Paper
GAME

Inscription

Box: label inscribed ""DOUCEURS,"" Engraver, ""W. Riso"" at lower right. Interior lined with red paper and inscribed in ink, ""Mary Barrell, York, presen[ted] by her uncle George G. Barrell."" Contents: Part I of description: ""Printed for Jacob Johnson"" (bookstore owner), ""No. 147 Market St."" by ""T.S. Manning, Printer, No. 143 N. Third St., 1803."" Part II: ""PHILADELPHIA; PUBLISHED BY JACOB JOHNSON. No. 147 Market Street, 1804 J. RAKESTRAW, PRINTER.""

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Johnson, J. (Publisher)
Riso, W. (Engraver)
Manning, T.S. (Printer)
Rakestraw, J. (Printer)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Object Type

Game

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 2 1/2 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.625

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)