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Henri Jannin (1839) printed covers for sheet music, scenes of current events, portraits of personalities, games such as the "Flower Marriage Game" (1847), a card game for which he drew inspiration from the illustrations in Grandville's "Animated Flowers", or the "Rubicon Game", a billiard table.  L'Assaut, also called Citadelle, Assault Game or Citadel Game appeared in France in the 18th century, and is descended from a Scandinavian game of the 14th century. The game board is based on the game The Fox and the Hens , the subject is the  War of Crimea fought from October 1853 to February 1856  ( France was part of the coalition )  , game illustrated by H Rousseau , pieces in good condition , complete with some replacement pawn ,  some stain and usure on the cover . It is signed as a gift in the back with the date of 1858 .

 Size of d board open 15 x 15  in , box  7/ 5 in  x   8.3/4 in   

I can be reach at the 310 994 6009 if you want more info , for shipping outside the US please contact me for pricing and condition .

Henri Jannin French game 18580 Citadel Game Jeu de l’assaut Crimea war

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