English History

Object Number: 
2000.624
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 8 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 21.3 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "ENGLISH/ HISTORY/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS. U.S.A./ COPYRIGHT 1894./ EDWARD III AT CALAIS/ RICHARD III AT BOSWORTH FIELD/ KING JOHN SINGING MAGNA CHARTA"
Description: 
Card game "English History" with 37 playing cards and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with the inscription, "ENGLISH/ HISTORY/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS. U.S.A." in a banner surrounded by images of "EDWARD III AT CALAIS", "RICHARD III AT BOSWORTH FIELD", "KING JOHN SINGING MAGNA CHARTA" and the royal British shield with identifying inscriptions.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group