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|Description||Backgammon board which belonged to Captain Matthew Flinders (1774-1814). There is a chess board on the outside of the inlaid hinged box, which has a backgammon board inside. It contains 15 white and 14 black pieces, a small box, 2 horn dice shakers. 3 ivory pegs and a piece of paper with hand-written instructions on how to play backgammon.|
|Date made||before 1814|
|Credit||On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a Private Collection|
|Materials||horn; ivory; wood|
|Measurements||Overall: 152 mm x 508 mm x 356 mm|
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