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Title:
The road to the temple of honour and fame : an instructive and entertaining game.
Published/Created:
London : Published ... by J. Harris ..., May 20, 1811.
London : H. Bryer, printer
Physical Description:
1 game : hand-colored engraving ; sheet 59 x 43 cm, folded to 20 x 11 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .R63 1811
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Title from game board.
Title on case (in hand-col. etching mounted on case): The Road to the temple of Honour and Fame : a new game. "Published Dec. 26, 1810, by J. Harris."
Players' manual (15 p. ; 16 cm.)--has t.p. reading: Rules and directions for playing the game, A Road to the temple of Honour and Fame : shewing that the most exalted situations in life may be gained by good conduct and attention to learning. London : Printed for J. Harris, 1810.
Liman, E. Georgian and Victorian board games, pages 40-43
Whitehouse, F.R.B. Table games of Georgian and Victorian days, page 49
BAC: British Art Center copy includes original booklet and slipcase. Slipcase autographed: F. [?] L. Barnicoat.
Subject Terms:
Barnicoat, F. L. -- Autograph.
Conduct of life.
Educational games.
Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Board games.
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1811.
Contributors:
J. Harris (Firm), publisher.
Bryer, Henry, printer.
Collection of Ellen and Arthur Liman (Yale Center for British Art).
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