Game of Old Maid

Object Number: 
2000.626
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 7/8 x 5 3/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 2.2 x 13.7 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ GAME of/ OLD MAID/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., New York."
Description: 
The Game of Old Maid" card game with 35 printed paper playing cards and an instruction card; cards printed in pairs with caricatures such as "Dandy Dick" and "Goose Jockey" printed on each and a single old maid; box cover chromolithographed with an image of an old maid seated having tea with a parrot behind her; box inscribed, "THE/ GAME of/ OLD MAID/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., New York."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group