The Game of Store

Object Number: 
ca. 1890
Cardboard, paper
Overall: 1 x 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 10.8 x 13.3 cm )
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME OF/ STORE/ MANUFACTURED BY/ J.H. SINGER/ NEW YORK, U.S.A."
"The Game of Store" card game consisting of 17 merchandise cards, with different illustrations (pumpkin, ham, pair of shoes, etc.) with name, amount, and price of food printed underneath; 29 cardboard tokens with values printed on obverse in cardboard box covered in paper; instruction booklet; cover illustration (in various colors) of storekeeper behind counter and a girl making a purchase; box cover inscribed, "GAME OF/ STORE/ MANUFACTURED BY/ J.H. SINGER/ NEW YORK, U.S.A.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group