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The Derby Steeplechase

Object Number: 
2000.226
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Open (board): 10 1/2 × 20 in. (26.7 × 50.8 cm) Container (box): 1 1/8 × 10 7/8 × 10 1/4 in. (2.9 × 27.6 × 26 cm)
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ DERBY/ STEEPLE/ CHASE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS.,/ NEW YORK."
Description: 
"The Derby Steeplechase" board game consisting of a bi-board and a spinner with double metal arrows in a paper covered cardboard box; board chromolithographed with an oval race track with numbers around the edges an traps at four intervals, center of the track with an image of a pack of jockeys on horseback jumping a hedge on a track with a grandstand in the back ground; cardboard box with cover illustration of two riders on horseback, jumping their horses over hedge, in front of background of fields and trees; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "THE/ DERBY/ STEEPLE/ CHASE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS.,/ NEW YORK."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group