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The wonders of the world : chiefly in reference to the architectural works of the ancients : an entirely new game, for the amusement and education of youth / W. Kohler litho.

Published/Created:
London : William Spooner, 377 Strand, [ca. 1843]
Physical Description:
1 game : hand-colored lithograph ; sheet 54 x 44 cm, folded to 15 x 16 cm and 29, [3] pages ; 15 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .W66 1843
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Accompanied by a printed booklet bearing the rules of the game and a description of the subjects. The booklet notes: "In order to preserve the interest of the picture, by not defacing it with figures or numbers, an outline-key is given with the Game, to point out the objects, so that the player is to refer to this key, when he has spun the totum, for the situation he is to take upon the Game."
Date of publication from Liman.
Liman, E. Georgian and Victorian board games, pages 166-169
Whitehouse, F.R.B. Table games of Georgian and Victorian days, pages 42-43
BAC: British Art Center copy includes the original instruction booklet but lacks the printed key called for within the booklet.
"The whole 50 pictures form a race from No. 1 the Saxon Arch to no. 50 the Parthenon, where the first comer takes the pool ..."--Whitehouse.
Subject Terms:
Architecture.
Educational games -- Great Britain -- Specimens.
Historic buildings.
Historic sites.
Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Board games.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1843.
Contributors:
Spooner, William, active 1831-1854, publisher.
Kohler, W., lithographer.
Collection of Ellen and Arthur Liman (Yale Center for British Art)
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