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Toonin Radio Game

Object Number: 
2000.237
Date: 
ca. 1926
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
overall (open): 17 1/4 x 17 5/8 in. ( 43.8 x 44.8 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the label: "ALL FAIR/ RADIO GAME/ TOONIN/ TRADE MARK/ TOYS &/ ALL FAIR/ GAMES/ MFG. BY/ ALDERMAN, FAIRCHILD CO./ ROCHESTER, N.Y./ MADE IN U.S.A."
Description: 
"Toonin Radio Game" paper covered cardboard game board with a circular playing field with six rings each with lightning bolts inscribed with radio call letters, field around an image of a man tuning a radio, images in four corners depict the Woolwoth Building, a woman in a white wig, a violinist and an African- American minstrel singing group; label on the reverse of the board with two children sitting below a radio tower and a phonograph trumpet; label inscribed, "ALL FAIR/ RADIO GAME/ TOONIN/ TRADE MARK/ TOYS &/ ALL FAIR/ GAMES/ MFG. BY/ ALDERMAN, FAIRCHILD CO./ ROCHESTER, N.Y./ MADE IN U.S.A."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group