Winterthur Museum & Country Estate
Route 52 (Kennett Pike)
Winterthur, DE 19735
1 item : ill. ; 58x76 cm.
Game board with directions in Dutch and French. The board is decorated with colored illustrations of various inventions, such as a sewing machine, steamboat, locomotive, camera, hot air balloon, phonograph player, telephone, thermometer, and others. In the middle of the board is a picture of Thomas Edison, surrounded by pictures of other inventors, such as James Watt, Elias Howe, Daguerre, Galileo, Benjamin Franklin, A. Krupp, and Z. Jansen. The object of the game is to go around the board and arrive in the middle. Along the way, one can be helped by having the steamboat or locomotive advance oness game piece, or hindered by having to lose a turn in order to have ones photo taken, or by having a cannon shoot one back several spaces.