The Game of Life Board Game, circa 1960

Artifact

Board game (Game set)

Date Made

circa 1961

Creators

Milton Bradley Company 

Place of Creation

United States 

United States, Massachusetts, Springfield 

Creator Notes

Made in the United States, distributed by Milton Bradley Company of Springfield, Massachusetts.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2021.89.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cardboard
Plastic
Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 2 in  (Packaging)

Width: 20.75 in  (Packaging)

Length: 15.5 in  (Packaging)

Inscriptions

on top of packaging: Another / MB / MILTON / BRADLEY / KEY / TO FUN / and learning / FOR AGES / 9 to ADULT / MILTON / BRADLEY / 100th / ANNIVERSARY / GAME / 4000 / MADE IN U.S.A. / THE GAME OF / LIFE / A FAMILY GAME / I HEARTILY ENDORSE / THIS GAME / Art Linkletter on front of packaging: MB / MILTON / BRADLEY / THE / GAME OF / LIFE 4000 on sides of packaging: THE / GAME OF / LIFE on back of packaging: THE / GAME OF / LIFE / (C) 1960 LINK RESEARCH CORP. / UNDER BERNE & UNIVERSAL / COPYRIGHT CONVENTIONS / PRINTED IN U.S.A./ MB / MILTON / BRADLEY / 4000

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