BOG. Paris, Marx, n.d. (c. 1860).

game board: 390 x 390 mm; Hand-coloured lithograph. Folded.

Like poker, Bog is a money game. The hexagonal board showing 5 different playing cards. The goal of the game is to collect the most chips (money) throughout the game. It can be played with 32 or 52 cards. Bog originally came from 14th century Sicily. Its name comes from the Italian ‚Boga‘ which means ‚fusion of two or more cards, having the same value‘. It was a very popular game in Italy and France.