Parlor Football Game

Object Number: 
2000.326
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 19 1/2 x 10 3/8 in. ( 3.2 x 49.5 x 26.4 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "PARLOR/ FOOTBALL/ GAME/ COPYRIGHTED/ McLOUGHLIN BROS.,/ NEW YORK"
Description: 
"Parlor Football Game" board game in a paper covered cardboard and wood box with a paper gameboard applied to the bottom half of the box, two cardboard and metal spinners, and nine wooden playing pieces; on the cover of cardboard box, lithographed illustration of two teams of men playing football with stands in the background; box cover inscribed, "PARLOR/ FOOTBALL/ GAME/ COPYRIGHTED/ McLOUGHLIN BROS.,/ NEW YORK"; board a multicolored grid of squares and circles.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group