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Game:Battle Game with Boy Scouts: Boy Scouts Company A

McLoughlin Brothersca. 1910

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play
Rochester , United States

At some time during the height of early game manufacture, toy soldier sets and bowling games converged. Soon manufacturers produced sets of standing soldiers wiith rubber band-powered cannons, to knock, or "bowl," them over. Sets such as this proved very popular as printing methodology advanced and makers produced lifelike representations of various soldiers and their uniforms. McLoughlin Brothers produced this set, which includes printed "tents" to knock over, representing a troop of boy scouts. Many people understood scouting programs as training for military service, during the early days of scouting.

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  • Title: Game:Battle Game with Boy Scouts: Boy Scouts Company A
  • Creator: McLoughlin Brothers
  • Date Created: ca. 1910
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Subject Keywords: Boy Scout
  • Type: More Games
  • Medium: printed paper, cardboard
  • Object ID: 107.4051

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