The Swan of Elegance - A New Game Designed for the Instruction and Amuseument of Youth John Harris published this linen-backed, hand-coloured etching in 1814. Each of the game board’s compartment shows a child engaged in a moral or an immoral deed. A twelve page rulebook had four lines of verse explaining each scene. The medaliions in each corner represent Apollo, Minerva, Wisdom and Genius.
Folding Parcheesi Game Board, 19th-century, American
A detail of one of Louis Henri Sullivan’s cast and wrought iron elevator enclosures that were created for his Chicago Stock Exchange Building (1893), Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
“While doing research online, I stumbled upon this poster for a Serge Diaghilev Ballets Russes production of Le Tricorne, with costumes and sets designed by Pablo Picasso. What an amazing collaboration!”
- Giovanna Battaglia for W