Game, King Square


King Square Game was manufactured by Polygon Corporation in Chicago, Illinois. It is copyrighted 1955. The game consists of forty plastic pieces (twenty white, twenty black) and a cardboard game board with 49 holes. The bottom of the box is red, and the lid is white. The instructions are printed on the inside of the lid. The object of the game is to create five squares by placing the same colored plastic pieces into the holes on the game board.

Date Made: ca 1955

Maker: Polygon Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

Subject: MathematicsMathematical Recreations


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Credit Line: Gift of Professor Benjamin Burack

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0870.02Catalog Number: 1986.0870.02Accession Number: 1986.0870

Object Name: Game

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.1 cm x 20.1 cm x 29.3 cm; 13/16 in x 7 29/32 in x 11 17/32 in


Record Id: nmah_694611

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