Game of the Telegraph Boy

Object Number: 
2000.342
Date: 
ca. 1888
Medium: 
Cardoard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 16 1/2 x 18 5/8 in. ( 2.5 x 41.9 x 47.3 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME OF THE/ TELEGRAPH BOY/ McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS NEW YORK"
Description: 
"Game of the Telegraph Boy" board game with a paper covered cardboard board inserted into a paper covered cardboard box with cover illustrations of boy in blue uniform and cap on a bicycle; box cover inscribed, "GAME OF THE/ TELEGRAPH BOY/ McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS NEW YORK"; board in the form of a octagon maze, with some boxes marked with description or instruction, such as "Advance to BOX INSPECTOR," with illustration at each corner and spinner (missing arrow) at lower right corner.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group