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Game of Authors

Object Number: 
2000.543
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 10.5 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "Game Of/ AUTHORS/ Manufactured by J. H. SINGER, New York, U.S.A./ PLAY CUCKOO FOR FUN."
Description: 
"Game of Authors" card game with 20 playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with a hand holding a card with an image of Shakespeare; box cover inscribed, "Game Of/ AUTHORS/ Manufactured by J. H. SINGER, New York, U.S.A./ PLAY CUCKOO FOR FUN."; instructions printed on the box cover.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group