Source Five

The Merry Anglers’ Board game, 1904, Catalogue ref: COPY 1/218 f309 

  1. What is this game called? 
  2. Can you work out the meaning of the word ‘angler’? 
  3. How many different types of fish can you see on the board? 
  4. Look at the bottom left-hand corner of the board, now can you work how this game was played? 
  5. What school subjects could this game be trying to teach children who might have played it? 
  6. What do you think of the design of the game? 
  7. Do you think people would play this game today?