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Magnetic Jack Straws

Object Number: 
2000.697
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. ( 1.9 x 14 x 9.2 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "MAGNETIC/ JACK STRAWS/TRADE MARK REGISTERED./ INTERESTING, UNIQUE, CAPTIVATING TO YOUNG AND OLD/ COPYRIGHT 1891 BY E. I HORSMAN"
Description: 
"Magnetic Jack Straws" table game with 31 metal wire pick-up-sticks, some with wooden blocks attatched, and three magnetic metal hooks in a paper covered cardboard box; box chromolithographed with a family including a father, mother, grandmother and three children around a parlor table playing Jack Sraws; box cover inscribed, "MAGNETIC/ JACK STRAWS/TRADE MARK REGISTERED./ INTERESTING, UNIQUE, CAPTIVATING TO YOUNG AND OLD/ COPYRIGHT 1891 BY E. I HORSMAN".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group