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Board game:Game of Fun at the Circus

McLoughlin Brothers1898

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play

McLoughlin Brothers game manufacturers produced their "Game of Fun at the Circus" in 1898. A simple race game aimed at younger children, it demonstrates the manufacturers' attempts to create games that mimic enjoyable events and thus prompt more sales. Today game makers still manufacture similar kinds of games with popular themes including sports events, circuses, and television programs.

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  • Title: Board game:Game of Fun at the Circus
  • Creator: McLoughlin Brothers
  • Date Created: 1898, 1898
  • Location: New York, NY, New York, NY
  • Subject Keywords: circus, circus
  • Type: Board Games, Board Games
  • Medium: printed paper, cardboard
  • Object ID: 107.3861, 107.3861

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