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Title(s):

Wheeling : a new and exciting game for cyclists.

Additional Title(s):

Title on outside of game board: Wheeling, a game for cyclists

Published/Created:
London : J. Jaques & Son, [1899?]
Physical Description:
1 game (1 game board, 1 die, 1 cup, 4 playing pieces, 1 sheet of instructions) : illustrations ; game board 37 x 74 cm, folded to 37 x 19 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199.G7 W44 1899 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Includes a game board (with depictions of cyclists and related people and objects), a box for accessories, and a sheet of printed instructions. Accessories are a die, cup, small cards, and 4 tin cyclist playing pieces.
The game shows many of the adventures and mishaps that cyclists could encounter.
Date of publication inferred from an advertisement in the Oxford Times for January 13th, 1900. The game was more than likely produced for the Christmas and New Year period, 1899-1900.
Title from printed label on box for game accessories.
Collector's guide to games and puzzles. London : Grange Books, 1997, page 42
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: includes only three of the tin cyclists. Games accessories are in original illustrated box.
Subject Terms:
Cycling -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Board games.
Chromolithographs -- 1899.
Contributors:
John Jaques & Son, publisher.
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