The Doctors and the Quack: A Game

Object Number: 
2000.686
Date: 
ca. 1887
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 6 1/2 x 5 in. ( 2.9 x 16.5 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ DOCTORS/ AND/ THE/ QUACK/ A GAME./ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER BROS'./ SALEM, MASS".
Description: 
"The Doctors and the Quack: A Game" card game with 6 caregiver cards (Dr. Flower, Botanic; Dr. Killem, Quack, etc.), 21 patient cards, 29 health indicator cards and an instruction sheet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with an image of a horse pulling a cart on a dirt road; cover inscribed, "THE/ DOCTORS/ AND/ THE/ QUACK/ A GAME./ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER BROS'./ SALEM, MASS".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group