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Noble (The) Game of the Swan  
Containing Amusement and Instruction for All Ages and Sizes 
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primo autore: Anonimo 
secondo autore: Darton William 
anno: 1821 
luogo: Inghilterra-Londra 
periodo: XIX secolo (1°/4) 
percorso: Percorso di 19 caselle numerate 
materiale: carta incollata su tela (engraving on paper with linen backing)  
dimensioni: 390X484 
stampa: Acquaforte colorata a mano e montata su tela (hand-coloured etching backed on linen) 
luogo acquisto:  
data acquisto:  
dimensioni confezione:  
numero caselle: 19 
categoria: Varie 
tipo di gioco: Gioco di percorso  
editore: Published by William Darton, 58 Holborn Hill  
stampatore: Published by William Darton, 58 Holborn Hill  
proprietario: Collezione A. Seville 
autore delle foto: A. Seville 
numero di catalogo: 2280 
descrizione: Gioco di 19 caselle disegnate sul corpo di un cigno. Titolo e autore nel collo del palmipede. Il gioco è diviso in 9 pezzi ed è montato su tela. Alla casella n°3 il British Museum.
REGOLE: allegate (Rules).
CASELLE: mute.

NOTA: vedi esemplare Collezione British Museum (Arch. n°1107).

REFERENZA 1
"British Museum" - AN17870001© The Trustees of the British Museum 1893, 0331. 123
Title: "The Noble Game of the Swan".
Materials: paper
Techniques: hand-coloured; etching
Production person: Published by William Darton
Production place: Published in London
Date: 1821
Schools /Styles: British
Description: Game-board with nineteen compartments, including (n°3) the British Museum, arranged on the body of a swan; with blue-paper covered rule book in slip-case covered with marbled paper with a hand-coloured etching of swans in a landscape; publisher's labels on verso of game-board and slip-case. Hand-coloured etching backed on linen. Inscription Content: Lettered on swan's neck with title and publisher's name and address, with numbers in each compartment, and at the bottom with publication details, "London: Published by William Darton; 58, Holborn Hill."
Dimensions: Height: 390 millimetres; Width: 484 millimetres.
Subject: bird
Associated names: Associated with The British Museum

REFERENZA 2
"The Noble Game of the Swan". (Victoria&Albert Museum).
Physical description
Design: hand coloured etching, 9 panels mounted on linen
N°of squares: 19
Squares illustrated: all
Square numbering: 19
Squares titled: ?
Subject of starting square: ?
Subject of ending square: ?
Place of Origin: London
Date: after 1821
Object history note: The name is placed along the neck of the swan and around its base is a "gold crown and chain"; it bears the publisher's name which is also across the bottom of the game.
Historical context note
Rewards: ?
Forfeits: ?
N°of Players: any
Equipment required: game, markers, counters,booklet.
Rules: One of the illustrations is a bag of wool marked WOOL R S 1821 WOOL. The design of the swan is set against water and a bank of bull rushes. There is no booklet which would have contained both the rulesand the explanation. Pasted to the outside is a label which reads: The Most Approved Modern Maps, Plans, and Charts, of every Description From the Best Authorities Constantly on sale at WILLIAM DARTON'S Map, Print and Chart Warehouse, 58 Holborn Hill, London. They may be had in sheets, cases for the pocket or on canvass with rollers.
Books of Roads and Fairs and works highly necessary for the Traveller and Man of Business.
Rules placement: booklet
Attribution Note: William Darton, 58 Holborn Hill, London.


bibliografia: 1) GOODFELLOW, Caroline: "Jeux de société. Le guide du collectionneur des jeux de société depuis le XVIIIe siècle jusqu’à nos jours", (Edizione francese) Carrousel MS, 2001.
2) GOODFELLOW, Caroline:"A Collector's Guide to Games and Puzzles" Secaucus, New Jersey, Chartwell Books-London, Quintet Publishing Limited 1991.
3) GOODFELLOW, Caroline: "The Development of the English Board Game, 1770-1850", in Board Games Studies 1, 1998.
4) ANDREWS, Jeanmarie: "Early Board Games.The Game of Education." In: "Early American Life". Volume 48, Christmas. Ohio November 2-5, 2017. 2017.

 
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