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The Game of Authors

Object Number: 
2000.539
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 7/8 x 5 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 2.2 x 14.3 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ GAME/ OF/ AUTHORS/ PARKER BROTHERS, SALEM, MASS., U.S.A."
Description: 
"The Game of Authors" card game with 30 playing cards and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with a medallion portrait of Longfellow; box cover inscription, "THE/ GAME/ OF/ AUTHORS/ PARKER BROTHERS, SALEM, MASS., U.S.A.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group