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Board game - Snakes and Ladders - Victoria & Albert Museum

Snakes and Ladders (Board game)

Snakes and Ladders (Board game), ca. Card board game of Snakes and Ladders made in Germany about Museum Number

1750 Italian Board game at the Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood, London - From the curators' comments: "The Game of Goose is generally regarded as the first race game and was developed in Italy in the mid-16th century. The moves in this game are given by the throw of two dice and the players gain an advantage by landing on the spaces depicting a goose."

Il Gioco Dell'oca Dilettevole per chi gioca e chi non gioca (Board game)

Board game - Il Gioco Dell'oca Dilettevole per chi gioca e chi non gioca

Spielbrettkästchen 15thC Venice Tric-Trac board

Spielbrettkästchen C Venice Tric-Trac (backgammon) board

Salman und Morolf, by Hans Dirmstein, [S.l.], 1479 [Ms. germ. qu. 13] -- urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:2-14571 - Bildnr.7 = f°1v illustration with a backgammon (Wurfzabel in German ; jeu de tables in French)

Salman und Morolf, by Hans Dirmstein, [S. -- - = illustration with a backgammon (Wurfzabel in German ; jeu de tables in French) . looking at the floor/diaper pattern

Блог про настольные игры - Gluckhaus \ Домик удачи--- gluckhaus game board from Bavaria 1583, English translation (via google) here:  http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ru&u=http://nastolki.livejournal.com/2922.html&prev=search

"""Glückshaus (House of Fortune) board from Upper German. Beech, painted with tempera and bismuth Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich""""

15th century Italian game box made of walnut. The outside of the box has a chess board and a nine men's morris board. The inside is a backgammon board. Auction images from internet. Image 5 of 5

century Italian game box made of walnut. The outside of the box has a chess board and a nine men's morris board. The inside is a backgammon board. Auction images from internet. Image 5 of 5

Embriachi bone and wood alla certosina gaming box with boards for chess and backgammon, together with a chess set of ivory and tortoiseshell with gold pique inlay. Condition shots for 'Across the board' exhibition.

Embriachi bone and wood alla certosina gaming box with boards for chess and backgammon, together with a chess set of ivory and tortoiseshell with gold pique inlay. Condition shots for 'Across the board' exhibition.

Reproduction of a Minoan gaming board in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The original, found in the Herakleion Archaeological Museum, Crete,  has inlays of ivory, rock crystal, and glass paste, and was decorated with kyanos blue as well as gold and silver sheetmetal, on a wooden base.

Reproduction of a Minoan gaming board in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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