Ferrilude or Game of Beasts

Object Number: 
2000.501
Date: 
1873
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 10.2 x 7.3 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the box cover: "FERRILUDE/ OR/ Game of Beasts/ WEST & LEE GAME COMPANY, WORCESTER, MASS./ Patented Sept. 2, 1873 Price Fifty Cents."
Description: 
"Ferrilude or Game of Beasts" card game with 63 playing cards, each printed with information about a single or group of animals in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover printed with a group of animals playing cards including a kangaroo, a lion, a bear and a monkey; box cover inscribed, "FERRILUDE/ OR/ Game of Beasts/ WEST & LEE GAME COMPANY, WORCESTER, MASS./ Patented Sept. 2, 1873 Price Fifty Cents."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group