Bagatelle Game

Vancouver : Museum of Vancouver

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Document Record
Creator Bould, H.S. (Mrs.)
Title Bagatelle Game
Published Vancouver : Museum of Vancouver
Identifier 68081
Language English
Media Image
Contributor Museum of Vancouver
Description This Bagatelle board and apparatus was probably made in Great Britain during the early years of the 20th century. The Bould family brought in to Vancouver when they emigrated from England in 1928.
<div class="field-item field-item-0">(a)box. hinged at centre to fold. inside lined in green baize. low walls of sides form boundaries like pool table. one end of interior square, other rounded. round end has 9 depressions marked for points 1-9. (b)scoring bride - 39.0 x 6.0 x 1.5 cm. (c)part of (b)- 39.0 x 3.0 x 5.0 cm. (d)cue - 78.0 cm. long. (e)cue - 91.5 cm. long. (f)board - use unknown. 25.0 x 18.6 x 5.0 cm. (g)cue chalk - 2.3 x 2.3 x 1.8 cm. (h)9 balls. d. each=2.8 cm. (i)wooden piece (use unknown)- 7.5 x 1.5 x 4.0 cm. edges of box have peg holes for scoring. </div><div class="field-item field-item-1">(b&c)bridge board (incomplete). placed across (a) when playing "Mississippi" or "trou madame". bridge has a series of arches marked with points through which the balls are shot with the cues. (d&e)cues. wooden like pool cues only smaller. (f)rectangular board. varnished on one face. this face has a series of numbers increasing by 5 from "0" to "30" stamped along the lower edge. beneath each number is a peg hole. (g)cue chalk. green in red foil wrapper. (h)bag of 9 balls (ivory). three are white; three are red, one is black (now brown). (i)wooden piece. use unknown. possibly a support of some kind. for one of the accessory pieces.</div>
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