The Improved game of Snip, Snap, Snorum

Object Number: 
2000.385
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 4 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 11.4 x 15.9 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover:"The/ Improved/ GAME/ of/ SNIP,/ SNAP,/ SNORUM./ COPYRIGHTED BY MCLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK, 1887."
Description: 
"The Improved Game of Snip, Snap, Snorum" card game with 17 chromolithographed playing cards printed with characters such as "Doctor Suredeath" and "Mr. Pugnose Sly", two instruction cards, 22 counters numbered, 1, 2, 3, 5, and 10 and a packing slip in a paper covered cardboard box; cover printed with an image of an African American woman in a blue dress carring a red umbrella with three playing cards below; cover inscribed, "The/ Improved/ GAME/ of/ SNIP,/ SNAP,/ SNORUM./ COPYRIGHTED BY MCLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK, 1887."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group