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Der Bergbau (The Working of Mines)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1893,1122.1

  • Title (object)

    • Der Bergbau (The Working of Mines)
  • Description

    Game-board showing a cross-section of a mine and the network of tunnels leading down from 6 buildings, along the tunnels, various numbers which represent ore. Accompanied by 5 of an original 6 tokens in the form of miners, a rule sheet and an oblong box in which are small squares of glass, possibly originally used as counters. Kept in an embossed box with gold margins and bearing a printed label with an illustration of a mine and the title in German, and beneath the lower margin, in French and English.
    Hand-coloured lithograph, pasted onto marbled board.

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 19thC(mid)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 287 millimetres (board)
    • Width: 390 millimetres (board)
  • Location

    Not on display (Games)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1893

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1893,1122.1

Game-board showing a cross-section of a mine and the network of tunnels leading down from 6 buildings, along the tunnels, various numbers which represent ore.  Accompanied by 5 of an original 6 tokens in the form of miners, a rule sheet and an oblong box in which are small squares of glass, possibly originally used as counters. Kept in an embossed box with gold margins and bearing a printed label with an illustration of a mine and the title in German, and beneath the lower margin, in French and English.  Hand-coloured lithograph, pasted onto marbled board

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Game-board showing a cross-section of a mine and the network of tunnels leading down from 6 buildings, along the tunnels, various numbers which represent ore. Accompanied by 5 of an original 6 tokens in the form of miners, a rule sheet and an oblong box in which are small squares of glass, possibly originally used as counters. Kept in an embossed box with gold margins and bearing a printed label with an illustration of a mine and the title in German, and beneath the lower margin, in French and English. Hand-coloured lithograph, pasted onto marbled board

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