A New Game of the History of England - c.1790

$973.00

A circular game dating from c.1790, made from paper on canvas and since mounted in a gilt wooden frame. 

Based on the French Round Game, Jeu de l'oie, or Game of the Goose. We've included a photocopy of the game's original rules for reference.

Beautiful cartouche of George III in the centre.

Dimensions measure 585mm x 585mm x 30mm.

 

The game itself (behind the glass) is in fair to good condition, grade 3 to 2 under the Hoyles Vintage Grading System.