A copyright date of 1888 markes McLoughlin Brothers' "The Derby Steeple Chase" board game. Most late 19th century game manufacturers produced horse racing games. The sport lent itself well to a race game interpretation and horse racing itself enjoyed great popularity during this period.


  • Title: Board game:The Derby Steeple Chase
  • Creator: McLoughlin Brothers
  • Date Created: 1888
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Subject Keywords: horse, race
  • Type: Board Games
  • Medium: printed paper, cardboard
  • Object ID: 107.4027

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