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The Game of Authors

Object Number: 
2000.527
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 in. ( 2.2 x 12.1 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "the/ GAME/ OF/ AUTHORS/ new/ Parker Brothers/ Salem, Mass., U.S.A."
Description: 
"The Game of Authors" card game with 21 playing cards and an instruction card in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with a medallion portrait of Oliver Wendell Holmes over books; box cover inscription, "the/ GAME/ OF/ AUTHORS/ new/ 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