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Happy Families Card Game

Object Number: 
2000.708
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Cardboard
Dimensions: 
each card: 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 9.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
"Happy Families Card Game" with 44 chromolithographed playing cards and an instruction card; eleven sets of four cards each representing a family including "Tape the Tailor", "Bun the Baker", "Dip the Dyer" and "Dose the Doctor".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group