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Psychology of the Hand

Object Number: 
2009.53.6
Date: 
1919
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (31.1 x 22.2 cm)
Description: 
Game that includes paper sheets of astrological signs on palm and coordinating descriptions of personality traits via sign. Outer box has picture of palm of hand with text: "PSYCHOLOGY OF THE HAND/ SIMPLIFIED/ TRADEMARK/ A WONDERFUL AND COMPREHENSIVE LANGUAGE/ RESIDES IN THE HAND OF EACH INDIVIDUAL/ COPYRIGHTED BY/ GERTRUDE ANN LINDSAY"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group