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Title(s):

Spooner's Illustrated game of the steeple chase.

Additional Title(s):

Illustrated game of the steeple chase

Spooner's Game of the steeple chase

Game of the steeple chase

Published/Created:
London : Published by William Spooner, 379, Strand, December 1st 1852.
Physical Description:
1 sheet ill. ; 58 x 44 cm., folded to 20 x 15 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .S66 1852
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
A single hand-colored lithographed sheet designed to be used as a game board. Pasted onto linen backing and folded inside green morocco-style covers. Black and white lithographed label bearing title "Spooner's Game of the steeple chase" and imprint "London. Wm. Spooner 379 Strand" pasted to outside of upper board. Additional letter-press instruction sheet with title and imprint at head pasted to inside of upper board.
Date of publication from game sheet itself, which is signed "London : published by William Spooner, 379, Strand, December 1st 1852. Printed by L'Enfant".
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Horse racing -- Amusements.
Horse racing -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works -- 19th century.
Race horses -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works -- 19th century.
Spooner, William, fl. 1844-1852 -- Publisher.
Steeplechasing -- Amusements.
Steeplechasing -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Lithographs -- 1852.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1852.
Contributors:
L'Enfant, lithographer, illustrator.
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