Cycling: A Fascination Game

Object Number: 
2000.310
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (board): 15 × 29 5/8 in. (38.1 × 75.2 cm) Container (box): 2 1/8 × 15 5/8 × 10 3/4 in. (5.4 × 39.7 × 27.3
Marks: 
printed: on the box cover: "CYCLING/ A FASCINATING/ GAME/ by JAP." lithographed: on the box cover: "Designed in England by Jap. Published by J. W. S. & S. New-York and produced at their works in Bavaria."
Description: 
"Cycling: A Fascinating Game" board game with a paper covered cardboard tri-fold board, four metal cyclist playing pieces, and twenty-seven chromolithographed playing cards with images of matches, lanterns, guns, etc. in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover with an image of a woman standing beside a bicycle; box cover printed, "CYCLING/ A FASCINATING/ GAME/ by JAP." board chromolithographed with a winding, numbered track starting at a tavern and ending at a house, with images on many of the squares; board inscribed, "Designed in England by Jap. Published by J. W. S. & S. New-York and produced at their works in Bavaria."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group