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Camp of Aldershott.
[Germany? : s.n.], [18--]
Physical Description:
1 game (82 pieces) : lead and cloth, col. ; in box, 19 x 30 x 5 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2015 25
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
In original wooden box with sliding lid, as issued.
Includes lead soldiers, cannons, cloth tents & bits of scenery.
Title from box lid.
Illustration of soldiers at the camp on lid, signed Stück.
A military camp was established at Aldershot in 1855. Wooden huts were erected that year, with more permanent buildings built in 1881. The game could date from 1855-1881.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 72
Selected exhibitions: “The Cottage of Content : or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England" (Yale Center for British Art, November 2 - December 31, 1977).
Subject Terms:
Aldershot Camp -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain. Army -- Pictorial works.
Military camps -- Pictorial works.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- [18--].
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.

Cottage of Content, or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England (Yale Center for British Art, November 2, 1977-December 31, 1977) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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