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Board game - mappa-mundi


  • Object:

    Board game

  • Place of origin:

    england (published)

  • Date:

    1935-1940 (published)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Design: THIS IS A JIGSAW PUZZLE which when completed forms a game.
Chromolithpgraph mounted on card and cut into 270 fully, semi- and non- interlocking pieces showing a map of the world
No. of squares: n/a
Squares illustrated: all
Square numbering: n/a
Squares titled: some
Subject of starting square: ?
Subject of ending square: ?

Place of Origin

england (published)


1935-1940 (published)

Object history note

Advertised in Games & Toys, February 1935, p. 2,3

Historical context note

Rewards: ?
Forfeits: ?
No. of Players: any
Equipment required: The completed puzzle forms the game board; there are 60 oval, cut out spaces corresponding to capital cities with 59 (one is missing) playing pieces of card (15 white, blue, green and 14 red) each bearing the name of a capital city.
key sheet showing the correct position of the capitals

Rules placement: inside of lid

Production Note

john waddington ltd


Type: race
Subject: geographical


Museum of Childhood

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