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Snap Shots

Quiz Game
1910-1920 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Design: 8 large cards showing 12 sections; 96 small cards each with a question and answer; card box covered with red paper, chromolithographed pictorial label.
No. of cards: 8 + 96


Object details

Categories
Object type
Titles
  • Snap Shots (manufacturer's title)
  • A Game of Historical Interest (manufacturer's title)
Brief description
Boxed question and answer game, Snap Shots, published in England by Roberts Brothers between 1910 and 1920
Physical description
Design: 8 large cards showing 12 sections; 96 small cards each with a question and answer; card box covered with red paper, chromolithographed pictorial label.
No. of cards: 8 + 96
DimensionsSize: box 9¼in x 7 3/4in x 1¼in
Object history
To fill the large cards, players must answer the drawn questions correctly.
In pencil on the bottom of the box - 1/3
Historical context
No. of Players: 8
Equipment required: 8 large cards
96 small cards, contained in a glazed cotton bag printed with a teddy bear pattern
box

Rules:
The rules are pasted to the inside of the box lid.
Players each drawn a small card in turn and answer the question. If correct they place the small card on a square on the large card. The winner is the player who fills the 12 squares first.
Production
Sold by Hamleys Sports & Games Department, Regent St. London, W1
Collection
Accession number
MISC.7-1969

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Record createdMarch 4, 2000
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