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Board game:Game of Old Mother Goose

Chaffee & Selchowca. 1890

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play

Game makers Chaffee & Selchow produced their "Game of Old Mother Goose" duringe the late 19th century. Many game manufacturers made games related to fairy tales and children's literature. They appealed to both the children and their gift-buying parents. The imaginary person (Mother Goose) under whose case nursery rhymes and fairy tales live, is often shown flying through the air on her "very fine gander."

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  • Title: Board game:Game of Old Mother Goose
  • Creator: Chaffee & Selchow
  • Date Created: ca. 1890
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Subject Keywords: Mother Goose, nursery rhyme
  • Type: Board Games
  • Medium: printed paper, cardboard
  • Object ID: 107.3957

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