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Title(s):

The magic ring : a new game : replete with humour and pleasant variety.

Published/Created:
[London] : Published ... by Champante and Whitrow, Jewry Street, Aldgate, November 1st, 1796.
Physical Description:
1 game : hand-colored engraving ; sheet 42 x 57 cm, folded to 19 x 13 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .M34 1796
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Title from game sheet.
The rules are printed in two columns on either side of the snail-shell track.
Players move forwards and backwards, encountering "Hostile" or "Benevolent" fairies, a magician, fortune tellers, and a "Syren" among others.
Liman, E. Georgian and Victorian board games, pages 64-65
Whitehouse, F.R.B. Table games of Georgian and Victorian days, page 58
Shefrin, Jill. Ingenious contrivances, 27
BAC: British Art Center copy includes original slipcase, with printed title label.
Subject Terms:
Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Board games.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1796.
Contributors:
Champante and Whitrow, publisher.
Collection of Ellen and Arthur Liman (Yale Center for British Art).
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