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Board game - the royal game of goose

the royal game of goose

  • Object:

    Board game

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1983 (published)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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: ?

Place of Origin

London (published)


1983 (published)

Object history note

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 note

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

By the same rules as goose games

Rules placement: sheet

Descriptive line

Galt; Goose, English, 1983, The Royal Game of Goose

Production Note

galt toys; designed by barbara sampson


Type: race, spiral
Subject: moral


Museum of Childhood

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