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Bar Skittles HC196

This traditional game is also known as Devil Amongst the Tailors, when in 1783 some theatregoers and tailors rioted at the Theatre Royal over a play that the tailors thought insulting. The Army was called in to stop the riot. The way they did this was compared to the game where the wooden ball ploughs through the skittles.

date: Replica game


maximum dimension:
 206mm

 

subject area: PE & Health, Technology, English and Languages, Maths

 

subject themes: Recreation, 18th century history, Traditional Games

 

handling collection number: HC196

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devil_among_the_tailors

Bar Skittles HC196
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