Game of Dr. Busby

Game of Dr. Busby
Title
Game of Dr. Busby
Date 
ca. 1890
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
box: 1 x 4 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 10.5 x 13.3 cm ) each card: 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 9.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
"The Game of Dr. Busby" card game with twenty chromolithographed playing cards and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; five sets of four cards each representing a family, Dr. Busby, Cod the fishmonger, Corn the gardener, Melon the coach driver and Bull the butcher; box cover lithographed with a medallion portrait of Dr. Busby and a horse drawn carriage on a road; box cover inscribed, "GAME OF/ DR. BUSBY/ PUBLISHED BY J. H. SINGER, N.Y.".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.574
Marks 
lithographed: box cover: "GAME OF/ DR. BUSBY/ PUBLISHED BY J. H. SINGER, N.Y."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group