Wallis's tour through the United Kingdom of England, Scotland and Ireland, a new geographical game, comprehending all the cities, principal towns, rivers &c. in the British Empire
- Wallis's tour through the United Kingdom of England, Scotland and Ireland, a new geographical game, comprehending all the cities, principal towns, rivers &c. in the British Empire
- Title (alt.):
Wallis's tour through the British Empire : a new geographical game
Map of the British Isles, with some major towns numbered from 1-190. Players spin a tetotum and advance along the cities, reading from the accompanying booklet the description of the town they land on and following any directions for staying in the town. The first player to reach town 190 (London) wins the game.
- Wallis, J. (John), -1818
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
British Isles--Description and travel
British Isles (area)
John Wallis, no. 42 Skinner Street, Snow Hill
- Notes (citation):
Whitehouse, F.B.R. Table games of Georgian and Victorian days, page 78
Accompanied by instructions with descriptions of major cities, titled Wallis's entertaining and instructive tour through the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, and Ireland : a new geographical game : comprehending a description of all the cities principal towns, rivers, &c. in the British Empire (24 pages).
Conservation of this piece was funded by Thomas L. Clemence in loving memory of Beverly E. Clemence.
- 1 map : hand color ; 55 x 45, folded in slipcase 21 x 13 cm + text (24 pages ; 16 cm)
Scale approximately 1:1,650,000
- Call #:
G5741.A9 1811 .W35
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