Game of Dr. Fusby

Object Number: 
2000.560
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 x 4 x 3 in. ( 2.5 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm ) each card: 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.9 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the box cover: "GAME OF/ DR. FUSBY/ McLOUHGLIN BROS. NEW YORK"
Description: 
"The Game of Dr. Fusby" card game with 48 chromolithographed playing cards and an instruction sheet in a paper covered cardboard box; twelve sets of four cards each representing a family, Fusby, Sly, Sugar, Rastus, Slim, Cod, Plates, Rosebud, Ox, Mourning, Snap and Crabb; box cover stamped with the inscription, "GAME OF/ DR. FUSBY/ McLOUHGLIN BROS. NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group