Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Walker, John
Date:
1834
Short Title:
Walker's Geographical Pastime.
Publisher:
William Darton
London
Type:
Game
Obj Height cm:
52
Obj Width cm:
93
Scale 1:
48,000,000
Note:
Map in full color. The maps has routes of the explorers and is numbered throughout from 1-141. The rules of the game and the meaning of the numbers are printed on either side of the hemisphere.
World Area:
Western Hemisphere
Subject:
School
Full Title:
Walker's Geographical Pastime, or Tour Through the Western Hemisphere, or New World. An Amusing and Instructive Game. Published 9th May 1834 by W. Darton & Son; Holborn Hill, London.
List No:
1142.001
Series No:
2
Publication Author:
Walker, John
Pub Date:
1834
Pub Title:
Walker's Geographical Pastime Exhibiting a Complete Voyage Round the World in Two Hemispheres With Tetotum, Pillars & Counters, for Playing This Highly Interesting Game. London: Published for Willm. Darton, 58 Holborn Hill. (on map) Published 9th May 1834.
Pub Note:
Lacks tetotum, pillars & counters. We assume John Walker (no John in title) because Darton published John Walker's school books. Two large sheets, each with a hemisphere and text surrounding the full color maps. Dissected sheets, back with linen, are housed in a 18x12 brown case with title on front.
Pub List No:
1142.000
Pub Type:
Game
Pub Maps:
2
Pub Height cm:
18
Pub Width cm:
12
Image No:
1142001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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