Romany: The New Fortune Telling Game

Object Number: 
2000.379
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 22 1/2 x 13 3/8 in. ( 2.9 x 57.2 x 34 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "'ROMANY'/ THE NEW/ FORTUNE TELLING/ GAME/ PARKER BROTHERS/ COPYRIGHTED 1899"
Description: 
"Romany: The New Fortune Telling Game" board game with board set into the bottom half of the paper covered cardboard and wood box; box cover chromolithographed with a medallion image of a female gypsy fortune teller reading the palm of a seated woman, background with image of a covered wagon and a tent camp; box cover lithographed, "'ROMANY'/ THE NEW/ FORTUNE TELLING/ GAME/ PARKER BROTHERS/ COPYRIGHTED 1899"; board chromolithographed with a palm in the center and six lines to follow, "LIFE", "FATE", "FORTUNE", HEALTH", "LOVE" and "BUSINESS" through a path of pink, yellow and blue squares.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group