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Creator:
Thomas De La Rue & Company.
Title:
De La Rue & Co.'s combined pocket chess and draught board [game] : with chess and draughts-men.
Alternate Title(s):
Combined pocket chess and draught board
Published/Created:
London : De La Rue & Co., [187-?]
Physical Description:
1 game (1 folded board, 30 movable paper chess pieces) : ill. ; 15 x 19 cm, folded to 15 x 10 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1447 .C66 1870
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Title and imprint from cover.
Decorated boards attibuted to Owen Jones.
Portable chess game printed on boards. 30 movable chess pieces made of paper are inserted in slots. May also be used to play checkers, as the reverse of each of the moveable pieces bears the image of a red or black checkers token.
BAC: British Art Center copy in original illustrated boards, with original slip case.
Subject Terms:
Checkers.
Chess.
De La Rue & Co. -- Publisher
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Games.
Board games (game sets)
Chess sets.
Chromolithographs.
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Contributors:
Jones, Owen, 1809-1874, ill.
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