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A. D. T. Messenger Boy

Object Number: 
2000.338
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Cardoard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 15 1/8 x 16 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 38.4 x 41.9 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "A D T Messenger/ Boy/ A/ GAME/ 4033 MADE In U.S.A. MILTON BRADLEY Co., SPRINGFIELD, MASS"
Description: 
"A. D. T. Messenger Boy" board game consisting of paper covered cardboard board, four wooden game pieces in a paper covered cardboard box with cover illustration of boy in blue uniform and cap handing a piece of paper to a man at a desk; box cover inscribed, "A D T Messenger/ Boy/ A/ GAME/ 4033 MADE In U.S.A. MILTON BRADLEY Co., SPRINGFIELD, MASS"; board a spiral of circles divided by messenger boys, with some circles marked with description or instruction, such as "ABILITY Go To Clerk," with an illustration of "The President" seated at a desk in the center.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group