|Object Name||Game, Board|
Rambles Through Our Country geographical game in original cardboard box. The box contains a fold-out map of the U.S. with instructions and games pieces. Printed inscription on box lid: "COPYRIGHT BY THE AMERICAN PUBLISHING COMPANY / 1881-1890 / HARTFORD, CONN".
(Keywords: Late Victorian)
|Acquisition||Gift of Lois Hirsch and Dorothy Ronckovitz|
|Ownership and History||
This game taught players historical and geographical facts about the United States. An advertisement quoted parents and teachers who called the game an excellent teaching aid.
|Maker||American Publishing Co.|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.|
|Legal Status||Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|