Game Board Diagram

Object TitleLudus de Subjugandi Rebelles, 楊六四趕將軍
Object Number:29-191-122
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: China
Height: 28.89 cm
Width: 15.88 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929


Diagram of Ludus de Subjugandi Rebelles - after Hyde, probably made by Stewart Culin as illustration for Game Exhibit/Publication. The game is based on the Chinese game "The Sixteen Pursue the Commander" which was based on a Japanese game "Sixteen Soldiers".

Blue Game Collection Card: Paper sheet on which is outline diagram for game. Rectangle divided into 32 squares, 4 across and 8 down, topped by a triangle with a cross in the middle dividing it into 4 parts. The middle vertical lines of the rectangle have a circle at each intersection with a horizontal line.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chess and Playing-Cards (18 Sep 1895 - 31 Dec 1895) View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Lai, Guolong, and Steuber, Jason, and Poster, Amy G. 2014. "Stewart Culin: Chinese vernacular Culture in America and the Enchantment of the Museum". Collectors, Collections & Collecting the Arts of China: Histories & Challenges. Gainesville. University Press of Florida. pg. 99-118 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 103, Fig. 4.3cView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Culin, Robert S. 1898. Chess and Playing Cards: Catalogue of games and implements for divination exhibited by the Unites States National Museum in connection with the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania at the Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia 1895.. Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 875, Fig. 180View Objects related to this Type Citation

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