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Barry, D. T. (David Thomas)

Travelling game of India [game] : amusing & instructive.

Liverpool : Arthur Newling ; 1858.
London : Thomas Hatchard, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. ; 1858.
Edinburgh : Oliver & Boyd, 1858.
Physical Description:
1 game : ill., map ; 17 x 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS421.B37 T73 1858+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Title of the map (game board): A travelling game of India : designed to afford instruction and amuseument in the home circle.
Title of the text: The guide book to the travelling game of India : with illustrative woodcuts. Designed to convey, in an interesting form, information respecting that great country, in its historical, geographical, social, and religious aspects. Prepared by a clergyman for the home circle.
Title from wood-engraved illustration affixed to the front cover to the game board.
Imprint from map; date from the guide book.
BAC: British Art Center copy complete.
Consists of a game board (a hand-colored fold-out map of India); 36 wood-engraved illustrations of scenes in India, printed on sheets of blue paper; and a volume of text (100 p.), which includes the rules of the game and a guide to India.
The author, David Thomas Barry, was a member of the Church Missionary Society. The text of the guidebook includes strong Christian missionary themes.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
British -- India.
Church Missionary Society -- India.
Geographical recreations -- Specimens.
Hatchard, Thomas -- Publisher.
India -- Description and travel.
India -- Guidebooks.
Missions, British -- India.
Newling, Arthur -- Publisher.
Oliver & Boyd -- Publisher.
Simpkin, Marshall & Co. -- Publisher.
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Wood engravings -- 1858.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1858.

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