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The Popular Steeple Chase Game

Object Number: 
2000.229
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 7 3/8 x 7 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 18.7 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ POPULAR/ STEEPLE CHASE/ GAME/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK"
Description: 
"The Popular Steeple Chase Game" board game in a paper covered cardboard box with a cardboard and wood teetotum, four wooden playing pieces and a paper gameboard applied to the bottom half of the box; board with a wavy blue and yellow checked track on a red background; box cover with jockeys on horses jumping a hedge; box cover inscribed, "THE/ POPULAR/ STEEPLE CHASE/ GAME/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK"; directions printed on the underside of the box cover.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group