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Board game, "Horsman's Game of the Klondike"


Accession Number: 96-61 a-k. Made: New York. Description: cardboard; printed; ink; wood; metal; paint. Title: Horsman's Game of Klondike. Descriptive Narrative: A board game, "Horsman's Game of the Klondike", consisting of a playing board (part A) and a small lidded cardboard box (parts B & C) containing instruction sheet (part D), spinner (part E), 5 wooden playing pieces (parts F-J) and imitation gold nugget (part K). The playing board depicts a fanciful color map of Alaska and the Klondike with numbered circles along the route from St. Michael through the Klondike, ending at Juneau; the board folds in half for storage (folded size 14.25" x 20.25"). The cover of the box has a black-and-white engraving depicting prospectors with sleds and horses packing equipment over a mountain pass. Dimensions: L: 28.5 in, H: 20.25 in.

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