Blackout

 
Blackout
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  • Title :     Blackout
  • Artist:     Unknown, Manufacturer
  • Accession:     TD1992.22.2
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     1941 1945
  • Dimensions:     Inches 5/8 5-1/4 3-5/8, Centimeters 1.6 13.3 9.2
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     War/Military , Leisure/Sports , Children , Games/Toys , World War II 1940-1945
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.22.2.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda
Description:
Small rectangular game on paperboard mounted in box with clear glass cover and metal frame painted red; depicts image of a street lined with buildings and streets lights; planes flying overhead; object of game is trying to capture small metal balls in holes serving as light fixtures on a street, effectively blacking out the lights against the bombing planes.