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Object Name Game, Board
Date 1896 copyright
Description "Captain Kidd and His Treasure" board game. The base of the box has the gameboard printed inside, and the instructions are printed inside the box lid. The box contains a spinner numbered from 1 to 8, and four cardboard ships set in painted wood stands. Made by Parker Brothers, Salem, MA.
(Keywords: Late Victorian)
Acquisition Gift of Lois Hirsch and Dorothy Ronckovitz
Ownership and History This game is based on the exploits of the notorious pirate Captain Kidd, who sailed from England in the 1690s.
Earliest Date 1896
Latest Date 1900
Maker Parker Brothers, Salem, MA
Subjects Games
Toys
Lexicon Sub-category Game
Catalog Number T04.0413
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.