The Three Bears and Life's Mishaps

Object Number: 
2000.492
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 14 1/8 x 15 1/4 in. ( 3.2 x 35.9 x 38.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the face: "COPYRIGHT/ 1898/ McLOUGHLIN BROS/ NEW YORK/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK./ THE THREE BEARS, No. 610." lithographed: on the reverse: "McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK/ LIFE'S MISHAPS No. 610"
Description: 
"The Three Bears" and "Life's Mishaps" game board in a wooden frame, one each on obverse and reverse; "The Three Bears" chromolithographed on the face, path of bear paw prints around the edge stopping at medallions with baby bear holding an empty porridge bowl, a broken chair and Goldilocks fleeing through a window, all around the three bears watching Goldilocks sleeping, spinner missing dial at the top; face inscribed, "COPYRIGHT/ 1898/ McLOUGHLIN BROS/ NEW YORK/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK./ THE THREE BEARS, No. 610."; "Life's Mishaps" chromolithographed on the reverse, circular path leading toward the center with 47 spaces, some of the spaces have images of a man having trouble with a series of tasks; reverse inscribed, "McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK/ LIFE'S MISHAPS No. 610".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group