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This is a test to see if a two-frame animated gif works here...    Subject matter is a before-and-after digital restoration of a vintage boardgame, early 20th century.

This is a test to see if a two-frame animated gif works here. Subject matter is a before-and-after digital restoration of a vintage boardgame, early century.

Original patent for the board game Monopoly available as framed art - http://pixels.com/featured/original-patent-for-monopoly-board-game-edward-fielding.html

Monopoly game patent - Charles Darrow filed his original patent for "a board game apparatus" in August Here's an excerpt from the application!

Pank-a-Squith, the boardgame shown above, was produced by the WSPU as a fundraiser in 1909-1910. It was first advertised in the WSPU’s journal, Votes for Women, on 22 Oct 1909. The game could be ordered by mail or purchased in one of the WSPU’s many “Votes for Women” high-street shops.

PAST - Sexism - Pank-a-squith; A board game produced by the Suffragette movement to educate children on the topic of votes for women.

1750 Italian Board game at the Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood, London - From the curators' comments: "The Game of Goose is generally regarded as the first race game and was developed in Italy in the mid-16th century. The moves in this game are given by the throw of two dice and the players gain an advantage by landing on the spaces depicting a goose."

Il Gioco Dell'oca Dilettevole per chi gioca e chi non gioca (Board game), ca. Engraved board game, Game of the Goose, published in Italy about Museum Number

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The Journey or Cross Roads to Conqueror's Castle  Object: Board game  Place of origin: London, England (published)  Date: 1837-1846 (publish...

The Journey or Cross Roads to Conqueror's Castle Object: Board game Place of origin: London, England (published) Date: (publish.