Game of the Stubborn Pig

Object Number: 
1992.12.22
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Cardboard, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 15 1/8 x 9 in. ( 2.9 x 38.4 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on inside of box cover: "4148/THE GAME OF/THE STUBBORN PIG./This game is supposed to represent the trials of a/man driving a stubborn pig to market./The implements of this game consist of a game-board,/dial and counters. The forward moves are go
Description: 
Cardboard box with cover illustration of man dressed in green with brown hat pulling white pig, which has its trotters dug in and its head to the ground against a background of field with farmhouse and fence; playing area pasted onto inside of box, with squares marked with numbers leading to central medallion "MARKET" with bucolic scene of farmers and pigs; red cardboard spinner with foliate decoration and metal arrow.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group