The Little Cowboy Game

Object Number: 
2000.319
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 10 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 26.7 x 52.1 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "The/ LITTLE/ COWBOY/ GAME/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS., U.S.A."
Description: 
"The Little Cowboy Game" board game with 16 circular wooden game pieces, a cardboard spinner with a metal arrow and a paper board applied to the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard box; chromolithographed box cover depicts a boy riding a horse swinging a lasso with a rider chasing a bull in the background; box cover inscribed, "The/ LITTLE/ COWBOY/ GAME/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS., U.S.A."; chromolithographed board with a checkered oval track with a cowboy and steer pictured in the center; wooden aprons.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group