Z.941.1a-d-.71

Object Number: 
Z.941.1a-d-.71
Date: 
ca. 1889
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Box: 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 1 in. (11.1 x 14.6 x 2.5 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on bottom of box: "TRADE 'HALMA' MARK Registered/Patented May 29, 1888/ Copyrighted 1889 by the Halma Co./E.I. HORSMAN CO./PUBLISHERS AND SOLE AGENTS FOR THE HALMA CO." printed: on box lid: "HALMA/Published by/E.I. HORSMAN/NEW YORK/COPYRIGHTED
Description: 
Board game consisting of instruction booklet and playing pieces in box; cardboard box with cover illustration, in yellow, orange, green, and brown, of Roman-style bust (profile view) with helmet with golden shield and sword at right, next to various classical motifs such as a frieze and foliage, with inscriptions woven into design, sides of box with repeating abstract pattern including flowers in medallions; 74 wooden playing pieces, colored red, brown, yellow, and green.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group