the royal game of goose

Board Game
1983 (published)
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Not currently on display at the V&A

Place Of Origin

Design: chromolithography on card; back with black paper; folded in half
box with red lid covered with the design of the board, flowers, leaves and acorns
No. of squares: 63
Squares illustrated: all
Square numbering: all
Squares titled: none
Subject of starting square: centre-a goose
Subject of ending square: ?


object details
Category
Object Type
Brief Description
Galt; Goose, English, 1983, The Royal Game of Goose
Physical Description
Design: chromolithography on card; back with black paper; folded in half

box with red lid covered with the design of the board, flowers, leaves and acorns

No. of squares: 63

Squares illustrated: all

Square numbering: all

Squares titled: none

Subject of starting square: centre-a goose

Subject of ending square: ?
Object history
central picture of a goose, corners show acrons and lily ponds; the whole bordered by a band of flowers and a band of `grass'
Historical context
Rewards: forward movement, extra turns, receipt of counters

Forfeits: backward movement, missed turns, payment of counters

No. of Players: 6

Equipment required: dice and shaker; 6 playing pieces in the shape of geese (wood, painted); 85 wooden counters, red



Rules:

By the same rules as goose games



Rules placement: sheet
Production
galt toys; designed by barbara sampson
Collection
Accession Number
MISC.71-1983

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record createdMarch 4, 2000
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