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snakes and ladders

Board Game
1892 (published)
Place Of Origin

Design: circular spiral design, chromolithograph mounted on a round wooden board; marked with red and green
No. of squares: 100
Squares illustrated: none
Square numbering: 1 to 100
Squares titled: none
Subject of starting square: none
Subject of ending square: none


object details
Categories
Object Type
Brief Description
Ayers; Snakes and ladders, English, 1892
Physical Description
Design: circular spiral design, chromolithograph mounted on a round wooden board; marked with red and green

No. of squares: 100

Squares illustrated: none

Square numbering: 1 to 100

Squares titled: none

Subject of starting square: none

Subject of ending square: none
DimensionsSize: diam 8½in
Object history
registered by F H Ayers of London, 1892, pat. no. 200682

written in pencil underneath PHYLLIS BRIGGS HARROGATE



numbers are black outlined in red; 5 red ladders (6-40, 43-70, 60-95, 20-90, 23-54) and 5 green snakes (58-27, 76-21, 48-15, 97-10, 83-33)
Historical context
Rewards: forward movement along the lines of the ladders

Forfeits: backward movement along the lines of the snakes

No. of Players: any

Equipment required: dice, markers



Rules placement: none
Production
f h ayers
Collection
Accession Number
MISC.8-1974

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record createdMarch 4, 2000
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