1811, English, Poster, chart, other edition: Wallis's tour of Europe [game] : a new geographical pastime. Wallis, John, fl. 1798-1815.

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Physical Description
  • 1 map (folded) in slip case : col. , paper, mounted on linen ; 49.5 x 52 cm. folded to (approx.) 17 x 12 cm. + 1 booklet (24 p.)
Published
  • London : Published by John Wallis at his Map Warehouse, No. 16 Ludgate Street, March 13th, 1811.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Wallis's tour of Europe : a new geographical pastime.
Also Titled
  • Tour of Europe [game]
  • Wallis's new geographical game exhibiting a tour through Europe [game]
Creator
  • Wallis, John, fl. 1798-1815.
Published
  • London : Published by John Wallis at his Map Warehouse, No. 16 Ludgate Street, March 13th, 1811.
Medium
  • [game]
Physical Description
  • 1 map (folded) in slip case : col. , paper, mounted on linen ; 49.5 x 52 cm. folded to (approx.) 17 x 12 cm. + 1 booklet (24 p.)
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Juvenile
Summary
  • First published in 1794, one of the earliest English games designed to teach children geography. Beginning on no. 1. Harwich, Essex and ending on no. 102. London, children followed a numbered route around Europe's leading cities. Players read brief descriptions of towns, their history, industries, and events in the accompanying booklet which also applies game penalties, e.g., stay, or miss, 4 turns in Rome to view the antiquities.
Notes
  • Title from gameboard.
  • For children.
Language
  • English
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