An attractive and rare playing board for a “game goose” designed to teach the geographical places of Italy.
The Game of the Goose is a race game wherein players move their pieces according to the dice and the goal is to get to the end first. Some sections are labeled with instructions to move forward or backward, while landing on a “goose” section gives the player another roll or spin. In this case arriving at squares 6, 26 and 37, one advances by as many squares as in the preceding throw. After arriving at square 13, shipwreck, the player has to wait there until another player arrives. At 20 one has to miss a turn, at 30 one moves straight to Trieste at 42, and so on, according to the printed instructions.