Pull toy (horse)

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 7 1/8 in. ( 29.8 x 27.3 x 18.1 cm )
Description: 
Carved wooden horse mounted on platform with four wheels; horse painted with orange body with gray patches, black bridle, and white mane and tail; platform painted green with red wheels.
Object Number: 
INV.5252
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
8168
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

2 compartment box w/handle

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 14 x 5 3/4 in. ( 9.2 x 35.6 x 14.6 cm )
Description: 
Wood marble game divided into two compartments, with carved handle attached at side; top with round hole cut in center slides from side to side.
Object Number: 
INV.8984
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
7684
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Building blocks (set)

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
box: 2 3/8 x 9 7/8 x 7 1/2 in. ( 6 x 25.1 x 19 cm )
Description: 
Set of 91 wooden building block units, mostly flat and rectangular, painted red, white, and blue, with "finger joint" extensions along two narrow edges.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Catherine R.B. Mackie
Object Number: 
1947.241.1a-nnnn
Marks: 
printed: on paper label pasted to side of cardboard box: "Sample New No.2 Milwaukee CROP 1874/From W.P. McLoren & Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin" stamped: on bottom of box: "H.R. COOPER/Maker/64 Broad St., New York"
Gallery Label: 
These building blocks resemble "Crandall's Building Blocks" illustrated in Educational Toys in America (See Publications). The blocks were probably given to the Society in this box, marked "H. R. COOPER,/Maker."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
7598
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Stool

Classification: 
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Wood, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 3 3/4 x 3 in. ( 7.6 x 9.5 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Miniature wooden stool with an embroidered textile seat.
Object Number: 
INV.7803
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1930
eMuseum Object ID: 
7575
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Toy high chair

Classification: 
Date: 
1900-1925
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 3/4 x 7 x 5 1/2 in. ( 45.1 x 17.8 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Toy wood high chair with turned legs, arms, and stiles; stained brown.
Object Number: 
INV.8770
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1925
eMuseum Object ID: 
7570
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

St. Nicholas Series Game of Snap

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 15.9 x 22.2 cm )
Description: 
"St. Nicholas Series Game of Snap" card game with 44 chromolithographed playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with an alligator in a cage biting the skirt of a woman in a blue dress and hat; box cover inscribed, "ST. NICHOLAS SERIES/ GAME OF SNAP/ PUBLISHED BY/ J. OTTMANN LITH. CO. N.Y."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.665
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "ST. NICHOLAS SERIES/ GAME OF SNAP/ PUBLISHED BY/ J. OTTMANN LITH. CO. N.Y."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
7291
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The Game of Domino

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 5 in. ( 10.2 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
"The Game of Domino" card game with 47 playing cards and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with an elf painting dominos; box cover inscribed, "THE GAME of/ DOMINO/ Banner Series/ 4180/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.658
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE GAME of/ DOMINO/ Banner Series/ 4180/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
7287
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The New and Amusing Game of H. M. S. Pinafore

Classification: 
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 3 5/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 2.5 x 9.2 x 11.1 cm )
Description: 
"The New and Amusing Game of H. M. S. Pinafore" card game with eight groups of four cards with chromolithographed characters from "H.M.S. Pinafore", two direction cards and an advertising card in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with a medallion image of a three masted frigate; box cover inscribed, "NEW & AMUSING/ GAME/ OF/ H.M.S./ PINAFORE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.655
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "NEW & AMUSING/ GAME/ OF/ H.M.S./ PINAFORE/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1879
eMuseum Object ID: 
7242
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Little Red Ridinghood

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3 x 4 1/8 in. ( 3.2 x 7.6 x 10.5 cm )
Description: 
"Little Red Ridinghood" card game with 55 playing cards including chromolithographed, "Little Red Riding hood", "Grandma" and "The Wolf" in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolitographed with Little Red Riding hood seated in the grass picking a flower; box cover inscribed, "LITTLE/ RED RIDINGHOOD/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. N. Y."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.654
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "LITTLE/ RED RIDINGHOOD/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. N. Y."
Bibliography: 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
7240
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The Game of Jack Straws

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1888
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 6 x 4 3/4 in. ( 2.2 x 15.2 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
"The Game of Jack Straws" table game with 48 wooden pick-up-sticks, some flat and shaped others thin and cylindical and a metal hook with a turned wooden handle in a paper covered cardboard box; box chromolithographed with an image of a six "Brownies" playing a game of oversized jack straws; box cover inscribed, "The Game of/ JACK-STRAWS/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM * MASS * USA".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.649
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "The Game of/ JACK-STRAWS/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM * MASS * USA"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1888
eMuseum Object ID: 
7239
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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