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The Jolly Game of Old Maid

Object Number: 
2000.636
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 x 3 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 2.5 x 9.8 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "The JOLLY GAME of/ OLD/ MAID/ Banner Series/4180/ McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS NEW YORK"
Description: 
"The Jolly Game of Old Maid" card game with 44 printed paper playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; cards printed in pairs with characters such as "Miss Bizzybuzz", "Nora Newtogs" and "Old Bachelor"; box chromolithographed with an image of a seated woman with a black cat and a parrot; box cover inscribed, "The JOLLY GAME of/ OLD/ MAID/ Banner Series/4180/ McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS NEW YORK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group