Overall: 1 1/4 x 22 x 12 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 55.9 x 32.7 cm )
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE GAME/ OF/ BASKET BALL/ COPYRIGHT 1898, BY CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK/ PUBLISHED BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS.,/ NEW YORK".
"The Game of Basket Ball" baord game with a paper covered cardboard gameboard and box; board applied across the bottom half of the box with a flap at one side that lifts up to store playing implements; board chromolithographed with a blue, yellow and pink checkerboard with baskets at each end and circles in some of the squares; box cover chromolithographed with an image of girls playing basket ball; box cover inscribed, "THE GAME/ OF/ BASKET BALL/ COPYRIGHT 1898, BY CHAFFEE & SELCHOW, NEW YORK/ PUBLISHED BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS.,/ NEW YORK".
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
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