The Good Old Game of Corner Grocery

Object Number: 
2000.702
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 6 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 3.5 x 17.5 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE GOOD OLD GAME OF/ CORNER GROCERY/ NEW CENTURY/ EDITION/ PARKER/ BROTHERS,/ INCORPORATED/ SALEM./ U.S.A." lithographed: on the inner box cover: "MONEY/ FOR/ CONER/ GROCERY/ Parker Brothers, Inc./ Salem, Mass./ U.S.A."
Description: 
"The Good Old Game of Corner Grocery" card game consisting of 41 cards, with 7 different illustrations (delivery cart, storefront, inside of store, basket of groceries, children standing in front of counter manned by storekeeper, and woman and child in front of cashier's window) with name, amount, and price of food printed underneath; 112 round cardboard tokens, pink on reverse, with values printed on obverse in cardboard box covered in paper; instruction booklet; cover illustration (in various colors) of storekeeper behind counter and 3 men sitting around pot-bellied stove; box cover inscribed, "THE GOOD OLD GAME OF/ CORNER GROCERY/ NEW CENTURY/ EDITION/ PARKER/ BROTHERS,/ INCORPORATED/ SALEM./ U.S.A.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group