The Young Athlete

Object Number: 
2000.330
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 22 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 57.2 x 34.3 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ YOUNG ATHLETE/ COPYRIGHT 1898, BY CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK"
Description: 
"The Young Athlete" board game in a paper covered cardboard and wood box with a paper gameboard applied to the bottom haf of the box, four wooden playing pieces and two card board spinners with metal arrows; box cover chromolithographed with boys excercising on gymnastic equipment; box cover inscribed, "THE/ YOUNG ATHLETE/ COPYRIGHT 1898, BY CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK"; board chromolithographed with an oval track around an inner track with stops at different pieces of gymnastic exquipment including parallel bars, high bar and a pole vault; directions printed on the underside of the cover.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group