The Game of Leap Frog

Object Number: 
2000.434
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, plastic, paper
Dimensions: 
board: 3/4 x 11 3/8 x 9 1/4 in. ( 1.9 x 28.9 x 23.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the board: "GAME OF LEAP FROG./ Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1870 by "McLOUGHLIN BROS., in the Office of the Librarian of Congress Washington"
Description: 
Red paper covered cardboard box with lithographed paper game board applied to the two sides of the box; image of five frogs dressed in waistcoats in the center of the board surrounded by a circle with numbered red and blue spaces; outer edges of the board decorated with lily pads, cat-o-nines and ivy vines; inscribed across the top, "GAME OF LEAP FROG./ Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1870 by "McLOUGHLIN BROS., in the Office of the Librarian of Congress Washington;" pieces include a turned wooden dice cup; three wooden playing pieces and two plastic die.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group