An Amusing Game of Horse Show

Object Number: 
2000.375
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Open (board): 18 1/2 × 9 1/4 in. (47 × 23.5 cm) Container (box): 1 3/4 × 19 1/4 × 10 1/4 in. (4.4 × 48.9 × 26 cm)
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "AN AMUSING GAME/ THE/ HORSE/ SHOW/ MANUFACTURED/ BY/ J. H. SINGER,/ NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Description: 
"An Amusing Game. The Horse Show" with a bi-fold paper covered cardboard gameboard, eight wooden playing pieces, a cardboard spinner with a metal arrow and eight square cardboard "medals" in a paper covered cardboard box; board chromolithographed with a checkerboard which is yellow and red in the center and blue and peach around the sides, corners with images of four horses; box cover chromolithographed with an image of a woman riding a bucking horse; box cover inscribed, "AN AMUSING GAME/ THE/ HORSE/ SHOW/ MANUFACTURED/ BY/ J. H. SINGER,/ NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group