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The steeple-chase game.
[Paris] : [Rousseau, editeur. Lith. Destouches à Paris], [1860]
Physical Description:
1 game (1 gameboard, 6 game pieces, wooden die shaker, 3 dice) ; in box 57 x 39 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2011 36
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
The gameboard is in two parts (bound together) with a strip of linen. Color illustrations and the rules of the game are printed (in lithography) on the gameboard.
The metal game pieces are in the form of horses and jockeys, painted in various colors.
BAC: British Art Center copy has the two parts of the gameboard bound together witth a strip of linen.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Horse racing -- Amusements.
Steeplechasing -- Amusements.
Steeplechasing -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Board games (game sets)
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1860.
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Destouches, active 1853-1869.

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