A collection of four board games and one cut-out paper doll. The games are: 'The Anglo-French Channel Swimming Contest', 'The Lion & the Hunter', 'Going to the Cinema. Who will get there first?', and 'Ludo'; the doll is 'Tessa'. Depression-era board games and cut-outs.

A collection of four board games and one cut-out paper doll. The games are: 'The Anglo-French Channel Swimming Contest', 'The Lion & the Hunter', 'Going to the Cinema. Who will get there first?', and 'Ludo'; the doll is 'Tessa'

[Otley, Renwick of Otley, (identified from the company's monomark 'B.C.M./ RNIKZ'), circa 1930s].

Each item comprises a single sheet (approximately 400 × 290 mm) printed in colours. Acidic paper tanned; some creases and nibbling; paper doll with two spots of paste residue in the blank portions; in very good condition overall.

The bottom portion of each board-game contains the rules, a number of cut-out counters, and a cut-out hexagonal spinner ('Cut out small square in centre of top with point of sharp penknife and insert used match stick ...'). The paper doll 'Tessa' includes five cut-out outfits (each with a dress and hat).

Item #114604

Price: $220.00