Setto: Game of Syllables

Object Number: 
2000.685
Date: 
1882
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5 3/4 x 4 in. ( 2.5 x 14.6 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME OF/ SYLLABLES/ SETTO/ UNDER PATENT OF JULY 26, 1888 (scratched out) 1881./ Published by SELCHOW & RIGHTER, New York./ Copyrighted 1882."
Description: 
"Setto: Game of Syllables" card game with 56 syllable cards and an instruction sheet in a paper covered cardboard box; box chromolithographed with four boys arguing over a game, with the cards and the box scattered and a cat and dog hissing at one another in the foreground; box cover inscribed, "GAME OF/ SYLLABLES/ SETTO/ UNDER PATENT OF JULY 26, 1888 (scratched out) 1881./ Published by SELCHOW & RIGHTER, New York./ Copyrighted 1882."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group