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Title(s):

The circle of knowledge : a new game of the wonders of nature, science, & art.

Published/Created:
London : Pubd. by J. Passmore, 18 Fleet Lane, Farringdon St., [ca. 1850?]
Physical Description:
1 game : hand-colored aquatint ; 65 x 51 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .C57 1850
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:
Liman, E. Georgian and Victorian board games, pages 178-179
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).
The rings of the game are named for the continents, the season, the four elements (air, fire, earth, water), and for chemistry, optics, astronomy, and electricity. A player would need to answer questions that correspond to the numbered spaces in order to end up in the 'Circle of Knowledge' in the center.
Subject Terms:
Educational games.
Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Board games.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1850.
Contributors:
Passmore, J., publisher.
Collection of Ellen and Arthur Liman (Yale Center for British Art).
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