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The Game of What D'ye Buy

Object Number: 
2000.694
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 4 x 5 in. ( 2.2 x 10.2 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "The/ GAME/ of/ What/ D'ye Buy/ Banner/ Series/ 4180/ McLOUGHLIN BROS/ NEW YORK".
Description: 
"The Game of What D'ye Buy" card game with 12 store cards depicting shops such as a bakery and a dry goods store, 72 merchandise cards and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; cover chromolithographed with an image of an extremely tall, bald clerk bending over a counter to take a coin from a tiny woman carrying a basket; box inscribed, "The/ GAME/ of/ What/ D'ye Buy/ Banner/ Series/ 4180/ McLOUGHLIN BROS/ NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group