Game of Dr. Fusby, M.D., A. S. S.

Object Number: 
2000.564
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 x 3 x 4 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 7.6 x 10.5 cm ) each card: 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.6 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the cover: "GAME OF/ DR. FUSBY/ M.D. A.S.S./ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S NEW YORK".
Description: 
"The Game of Dr. Fusby" card game with twenty-seven chromolithographed playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; three sets of four cards and five sets of thre cards each represent a family, Fusby, Brier, Sly, Dark, Grabb, Ox, Pepper and Cod; box cover lithographed with an illustration of Dr. Fusby holding a skull; box cover inscribed, "GAME OF/ DR. FUSBY/ M.D. A.S.S./ McLOUHGLIN BRO'S NEW YORK".
Bibliography: 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group