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The Game of Auction

The Game of Auction
Title
The Game of Auction
Date 
1893
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 5 x 6 5/8 in. ( 2.5 x 12.7 x 16.8 cm )
Description 
"The Game of Auction" card game with 16 merchandise cards depicting items such as a cow and a carriage, 62 money cards, and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; cover chromolithographed with an image of an auctioneer selling items to a group of men; box inscribed, "The/ GAME/ of/ Auction/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER BROTHERS./ SALEM, MASS. USA./ COPYRIGHTED 1893".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.683
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "The/ GAME/ of/ Auction/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER BROTHERS./ SALEM, MASS. USA./ COPYRIGHTED 1893"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group