Game of Steeplechase
Wood, cardboard, paper, metal
box: 1 1/2 x 17 x 8 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 43.2 x 22.2 cm )
lithographed: on box lid, top: "GAME OF STEEPLE CHASE" lithographed: on box lid, bottom left corner: "4902/MADE IN U.S.A." lithographed: on box lid, bottom right corner: "MILTON BRADLEY CO. SPRINGFIELD, MASS. U.S.A." printed: on inside of box lid: "490
Board game consisting of board, spinner with numbers marked, and four wooden game pieces, painted blue, turquoise, and red; square board (folded in two) with race-course indicated by spiral bordered by red fence, on green pastoral background with spaces indicated by lines and elaborate grandstand at center; cardboard box with cover illustration of four riders in pack, jumping their horses over hedge, in front of background of fields and trees; sides of box decorated with repeating scenes of riders jumping horses over obstacles in pastoral landscape.
The Liman Collection
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