The World Educator and Game

Object Number: 
2000.486
Date: 
1919
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 14 x 6 5/8 in. ( 2.9 x 35.6 x 16.8 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ World/ Educator/ and Game/ Educational and Entertaining/ A PRIZE/ INSIDE"
Description: 
"The World Educator and Game" educational game in a paper coverd cardboard box; box cover printed, "THE/ World/ Educator/ and Game/ Educational and Entertaining/ A PRIZE/ INSIDE"; box contains ten large game cards printed with numbers, letters, questions and answers and two rollers with numbers and letters on the edges.
Gallery Label: 
Educational games were popular in Europe as early as the 18th century. American interest in educational toys and games, exemplified by games and construction toys manufactured by W. S. Reed, developed after the middle of the 19th century.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group