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The Game of Old Maid

Object Number: 
2000.627
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 7/8 x 4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 2.2 x 10.2 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the box cover: "GAME of/ OLD/ MAID/ McLOUGHLIN BROS, N.Y"
Description: 
"The Game of Old Maid" card game with 37 printed paper playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; cards printed in pairs with caricatures such as "Wicked boy" and "Milk Maid" printed on each and a single old maid; box chromolithographed with two medallion portraits, one of an old man and one of an old woman holding a cat; box cover inscribed, "GAME of/ OLD/ MAID/ McLOUGHLIN BROS, N.Y".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group