The travellers; or, a tour through Europe


The travellers; or, a tour through Europe

Item Information

Title:
The travellers; or, a tour through Europe
Title (alt.):
Travellers of Europe
Description:
A pictorial map of Europe used as a game board. Up to 5 players, playing as European travellers, start from designated cities in Africa or on the shore of the Mediterranean and return to the capital of their home country. A totum marked with N, E, S and W is spun and a player moves along the lines of latitude and longitude in the direction indicated. Players earn and lose tokens while traveling. The first player to reach their home capital wins the game.
Cartographer:
Spooner, William, active 1831-1854
Date:
1842
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Geographical recreations
Board games--Maps
Europe--Maps
Places:
Europe
Publisher:
London : William Spooner
Notes (citation):
Whitehouse, F.B.R. Table games of Georgian and Victorian days, pages 16 and 18
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes vignettes of European towns, life and fauna.
Boston Public Library copy imperfect: map only; lacking covers, rules, player markers and totem.
Extent:
1 map : color ; 46 x 60 cm
Scale:
Not drawn to scale
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_014387
Call #:
G5701.A9 1842 .T73
Barcode:
39999065701045
Terms of Use:
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