Courage & Contradiction

Miniature Domino Set

Dublin Core

Title

Miniature Domino Set

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

Miniature Domino Set. These small dominos are only measure .5in x .2in.This small 28 piece set is made of bone and is housed in an accompanying wooden case with a sliding lid.

Many soldiers used free time at camp to play games such as dominos and playing cards. During this time dominos could be made from wood, ivory, or animal bone. Such games could provide a much needed respite from the stress of battle.

Source

The Trans-Mississippi Theater Virtual Museum. Guerilla Warfare: Dominos and Playing Cards. http://www.civilwarvirtualmuseum.org/guerrilla-warfare/gender-roles/dominos-playing-cards.php. 2011.

Date

1860s

Contributor

This collection is courtesy of Tommy Gonzalez. We would like to thank him for the generosity he has shown the museum.

All photographs are courtesy of Georgene Richaud. Georgene, thank you for your contribution!

Rights

All rights to the images are held by Tommy Gonzalez. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

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Type

Object

Files

Citation

“Miniature Domino Set,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed October 23, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/28.