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Title(s):

Crowned heads, or, Contemporary sovereigns : an instructive game.

Additional Title(s):

Crowned heads

Contemporary sovereigns

Published/Created:
London : Published by David Ogilvy at his repository of rational toys & amusements, [ca. 1845?]
Physical Description:
1 game : hand-colored lithograph ; 56 x 76 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .C76 1845
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:
Relief shown pictorially.
Liman, E. Georgian and Victorian board games, pages 110-113
Selected exhibitions: "Instruction and Delight: Children's Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection" (Yale Center for British Art, 17 January-23 May, 2019).
BAC: British Art Center copy includes original game cards.
The gameboard is accompanied by: eight printed cards corresponding to the reigns of "crowned heads" from William III to Victoria; 40 small cards describing notable events; three cards to pay one counter to pool; one printed "Key to game" matching five notable events for each of the eight reigns.
Subject Terms:
Educational games.
Europe -- Maps.
Geographical recreations -- Specimens.
Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Board games.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1845.
Maps -- Europe.
Contributors:
Ogilvy, David, active 1844-1846, publisher.
Collection of Ellen and Arthur Liman (Yale Center for British Art)
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