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The Good Old Game of Proverbs

Object Number: 
2000.544
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 6 5/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 2.9 x 16.8 x 13 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE GOOD/ OLD/ GAME OF/ PROVERBS/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM,/ MASS. U.S.A."
Description: 
"The Good Old Game of Proverbs" card game with 95 pink cards each printed with a proverb such as, "Wilful waste makes woeful want." and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed wiht an image of a seated woman reading a book; box cover inscribed, "THE GOOD/ OLD/ GAME OF/ PROVERBS/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM,/ MASS. U.S.A."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group