Robbing the Miller

Object Number: 
2000.351
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Open (board): 7 5/8 × 15 1/8 in. (19.4 × 38.4 cm) Container (box): 7/8 × 8 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (2.2 × 21.6 × 21.6 cm)
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME OF/ ROBBING/ THE/ MILLER/ COPYRIGHTED/ 1888 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S NY"
Description: 
"Robbing the Miller" board game with bi-fold paper covered cardboard board, a paper instruction booklet and 40 multi-colored wooden playing pieces in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with a windmill and a medallion vignette of two boys running with sacks in their arms; box cover inscribed, "GAME OF/ ROBBING/ THE/ MILLER/ COPYRIGHTED/ 1888 BY/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S NY"; board chromolithographed with four granaries with gates and a red, yellow and black squared path around the edge of the board and the granaries; bottom half of the box has a spinner pasted to the base (missing teetotem).
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group