Mystic Cubes or the Spelling Bee Game

Object Number: 
2000.684
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 7 1/8 x 4 5/8 in. ( 6 x 18.1 x 11.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "MYSTIC/ CUBES/ OR THE/ SPELLING BEE GAME/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK./ COPYRIGHTED 1891"
Description: 
"Mystic Cubes or the Spelling Bee Game" table game with seven wooden spelling cubes covered with paper and printed with a letter on each side and two wooden cups wrapped in black paper in a paper covered cardboard box; box has a chromolithographed image of a boy seated on a cannon shooting lettered cubes; box inscribed, "MYSTIC/ CUBES/ OR THE/ SPELLING BEE GAME/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK./ COPYRIGHTED 1891".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group