Collection Photo, Print, Drawing [Board game sheets, including the spiral racing game called Game of the Goose] Spielebogen
About this Item
- [Board game sheets, including the spiral racing game called Game of the Goose]
- Includes game sheets and game boards (with backings) of popular European games for children, such as uncut decks of cards, lottery games, games with numbers, and military and war games. Game sheet designs include scenes with animals, people, and fairy tales as well as travel games featuring various cities and countries and moral and religious themes. Highlights include variants of the popular spiral racing goose game, or the Game of the Goose, in several languages including Italian, German, French, and Dutch. A popular dice game dating back to the 16th century, the rules of the goose game appear on the French version, Jeu de l'oie, and the instructions often also apply to different board games.
Created / Published
- [between 1780 and 1983]
- - Goose (Game)
- - Board games--1780-1990
- - Forms part of the Dietrich Hecht collection of Bilderbogen.
- - LOT title devised by Library staff.
- - Most prints are 45 x 56 cm or smaller.
- - Creators include: R. Ackermann, C. Burckardt, Gustav Kuhn, and others.
- - Prints are mainly in German and French. Some prints in Dutch, Italian, Swedish, and Russian.
- - Purchase; Dietrich Hecht; 2009; (DLC/PP-2009:039).
- - Finding aid available online https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/eadpnp.pp022001
- 157 prints : lithographs, woodcuts ; sheets 66 x 82 cm or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 15460 (H) (OH) (OSE) [P&P]
- Dietrich Hecht collection of Bilderbogen
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
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Board game sheets, including the spiral racing game called Game of the Goose. , None. [Between 1780 and 1983] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2022643561/.
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Board game sheets, including the spiral racing game called Game of the Goose. , None. [Between 1780 and 1983] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2022643561/.
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Board game sheets, including the spiral racing game called Game of the Goose. [Between 1780 and 1983] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2022643561/>.