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Game of Authors: William Shakespeare

Object Number: 
2000.529
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 14 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME/ OF/ AUTHORS/ WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE./ 4051/ MILTON BRADLEY Co./ SPRINGFIELD, MASS."
Description: 
"Game of Authors: William Shakespeare" card game with 30 playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with a portrait of Shakespeare at his writing desk; box cover inscription, "GAME/ OF/ AUTHORS/ WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE./ 4051/ MILTON BRADLEY Co./ SPRINGFIELD, MASS.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group