Yale Center for British Art
Title:
The game of spellicans : ivory.
Published/Created:
[Great Britain] : [John Jaques & Son?], [ca. 1880?]

Physical Description:
1 game (26 jackstraws, 2 hooks) ; each piece approximately 10 cm in length, in wooden box 5 x 12 x 3 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
A version of the game of jackstraws (or pick-up sticks). Issued in a wooden box, with sliding lid. With printed sheet of rules, 13 x 11 cm.
Subject Terms:
Jackstraws (Game) -- Specimens. | Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century. | Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Games -- Great Britain. | Recreations -- Great Britain. | Jackstraws. | Bone (material)
Contributors:
John Jaques & Son, publisher. | Collection of Ellen and Arthur Liman (Yale Center for British Art)