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Title(s):

Laurie's new and entertaining game of the golden goose.

Additional Title(s):

New and entertaining game of the golden goose

Published/Created:
[London] : Published Novr. 22nd 1831 by Richd. Holmes Laurie, No. 53 Fleet St., London, [1831]
Physical Description:
1 game : hand colored engraving ; 40 x 51 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2021 1c
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 board game.
Liman, E. Georgian and Victorian board games, page 68
Goodfellow, C. Collector's guide to games and puzzles, 8
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).
Like 'The Royal Pastime of Cupid, or, Entertaining Game of the Snake', this game is a classic race game, with the track lain within an outline of a goose. The player would lose a turn if they landed on the 'Inn', as payment for "beverages." 'Death' (square 58) was the worse roll; a player landing on it had to go back to the start.
Subject Terms:
Board games -- Great Britain.
Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Board games.
Contributors:
Laurie, Richard Holmes, publisher.
Collection of Ellen and Arthur Liman (Yale Center for British Art)
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