Board Game

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1845-1870

GUSN

GUSN-6529

Description

"A Movable Planisphere/The Starry Heavens," with a stationary map of the heavens set with a movable dial indicating the constellations visible during any particular month of the year from each hemisphere.

Details

Descriptive Terms

board games (game sets)
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
astronomy
geography
Unidentified Paper
Cardboard
Geography
Astronomy
GAME, BOARD

Inscription

Marked ""Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1851 (?) by Henry Whitall in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pensylvania (sic), /Adapted to the Buttet's Geography of the Heavens and Sold by Mason Brothers, 108 --- St. New York.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Object Type

Game

Dimensions

15.375 x 15.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1322

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)