Game of Pussy and Three Mice

Object Number: 
2000.328
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 19 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 50.2 x 25.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME OF/ PUSSY/ AND THE/ THREE/ MICE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK./ COPYRIGHT 1890" lithographed: on the board: "GAME/ OF/ PUSSY/ AND THE THREE/ MICE/ McLOUGHLIN, BROS, NEW YORK."
Description: 
"Game of Pussy and Three Mice" board game with board in the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard and wood box; box cover chromolithographed with three personified mice, a female in an oversized bonnet and two males, one playing a flute, the other with a monocle on a park bench with a personified female cat in a red dress lurking behind a tree; box cover inscribed, "GAME OF/ PUSSY/ AND THE/ THREE/ MICE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK./ COPYRIGHT 1890"; board chromolithographed with a path of squares around the outer edge; in the center are two medallion portraits of personified cats a portrait of a mouse in Elizabethan dress and a scene of three mice carrying food; board inscribed, "GAME/ OF/ PUSSY/ AND THE THREE/ MICE/ McLOUGHLIN, BROS, NEW YORK."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group