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Historical pastime, a new game of the history of England: game

 Collection — Box: MS.2001.058
Collection MS-2001-058: Historical pastime, a new game of the history of England: game


  • Creation: After 1836

Scope and Contents

An educational game covering the history of England from the Battle of Hastings to the coronation of Queen Victoria. The game board consists of a spiralling circle with six inner rings. There are 134 small circles within the rings each with illustrations of personalities and events from English history. The spiralling rings end in the center of the board with a slightly larger circle number 135, containing a color portrait of Queen Victoria.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.


1 Volumes (1 game board) : canvas ; 47 x 47 cm., folded to 16 x 12 cm. in container 18 x 13 cm

Language of Materials



Source of collection is unknown.

Materials Specific Details

The title on the container is Historical pastimes, a new game of the history of England from William 1st to William 4th.

Historical Pastime, A New Game of the History of England: Game
After 1836
Marc Only
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States