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Swing a Peg

Object Number: 
2000.280
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
box: 1 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 4.4 x 23.5 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "Swing A/ Peg/ 4390/ Milton Bradley Co./ Springfield, Mass., U.S.A./ THE WORLD'S/ BEST GAMES/ BRADLEY'S/ MADE IN AMERICA".
Description: 
"Swing a Peg" table hoop game with a swinging wooden post (ball applied to one end, tapered finial on ethe other) on a metal support inserted into a wooden stand and four cardboard rings to toss in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with a family playing "Swing A Peg" around a parlor table; box cover inscribed, "Swing A/ Peg/ 4390/ Milton Bradley Co./ Springfield, Mass., U.S.A./ THE WORLD'S/ BEST GAMES/ BRADLEY'S/ MADE IN AMERICA"; 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