The Flag Game by the McLoughlin Bros., Circa 1886-1887

Presented is a framed collage including elements from the late 19th century children's game The Flag Game. The game was produced by the McLoughlin Bros. out of New York between 1886-1887. The collage includes flag cards and card box in the center.

The Flag Game was a game produced to teach children about the numerous flags of countries and their origins and meanings. As was common of games from the 1800’s and early 1900’s, the Game of Flags was produced for an educational value. Various country flag cards have been framed circling the colorful The Flag Game box. The cards feature flag images and descriptions below. The front of the box features a portrait of George Washington.


The game box has been archivally taped to hold together both top and bottom pieces. Box colors are slightly faded and box is slightly scuffed. Elements are in overall good condition, especially for age and use.

Framed dimensions: 26 7/8" H x 26 3/4" W x 2 1/2" D

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