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Title(s):

Fortunio & his seven gifted servants.

Additional Title(s):

Fortunio and his seven gifted servants

Published/Created:
London : Published by W. Spooner, 377 Strand, Dec. 1, 1836 : Printed by C. Moody, 25 High Hoborn., 1846.
Physical Description:
1 game : color lithograph ; 57 x 44 cm, folded to 20 x 15 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .F67 1846
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Title from game.
Mounted in 9 sections on linen, folded into hinged cloth covered boards. Rules inside front cover. Game-board with a path punctuated by circular compartments, some of which bear forfeits, leading through scenes from the play, including 'The Proclamation of King Alfourite', 'the disguised Fairy and Pertina', etc. Lettered with title at top, and a description of each scene beneath it, with publisher and printer's details at bottom centre
Liman, E. Georgian and Victorian board games, page 62
Whitehouse, F. R. B. Table games of Georgian and Victorian days, page 65
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original green blind- and gilt stamped cloth.
Subject Terms:
Board games -- Great Britain.
Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Board games.
Contributors:
Spooner, William, active 1831-1854, publisher.
Moody, Charles, active 1851-1872, printer.
Collection of Ellen and Arthur Liman (Yale Center for British Art).
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