English History

English History
Title
English History
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 )
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
Object Number 
2000.624
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"
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Creative: Tronvig Group