Overall: 19 1/2 x 10 3/8 in. ( 49.5 x 26.4 cm )
lithographed: on the box cover: "TO THE/ NORTH POLE/ by/ AIR SHIP/ COPYRIGHT 1897/ McLoughlin Brothers, New York/ 413"
"Game of To the North Pole By Airship" board game with the paper covered cardboard box top and the paper covered cardboard game board (no box or playing pieces); board chromolithographed with a map of Alaska extending toward the Nort Pole, which is under a rainbow with four tracks crossing the ocean and through the lanscape, to a grid at the top headed toward the North Pole; box cover chromolithographed with a group of men camped on an iceberg being attacked by to polar bears and an air ship above; box cover inscribed, "TO THE/ NORTH POLE/ by/ AIR SHIP/ COPYRIGHT 1897/ McLoughlin Brothers, New York/ 413".
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
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