Chiromagica or the Hand of Fate

Object Number: 
2000.489
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Cardboard, plastic, paper
Dimensions: 
Container (box): 1 × 12 × 12 in. (2.5 × 30.5 × 30.5 cm)
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "CHIROMAGICA/ OR THE HAND OF FATE/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK./ COPYRIGHT 1901/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."
Description: 
Board game with a paper disc in a cardboard box; on cover, illustration with figure of wizard in red robe and peaked cap, pointing to the title, with books, globe, rolled up papers, spyglass, and a snake at his feet; box cover lithographed, "CHIROMAGICA/ OR THE HAND OF FATE/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK./ COPYRIGHT 1901/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."; one paper disc pasted to glass case inside box; a sheet of printed paper with a circle cut out of center, with answers to the questions on the discs in circles bordering interior edge.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group