The Game of Old Maid

The Game of  Old Maid
Title
The Game of Old Maid
Date 
ca. 1890
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
box: 1 x 4 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 11.7 x 9.5 cm ) each card: 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 9.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
"The Game of Old Maid" card game with 35 chromolithographed paper playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; cards printed in pairs with caricatures such as "Goose Jockey" and "Bertie Batty" printed on each, and a single old maid; box chromolithographed with two medallion portraits, one of an old man and one of an old woman holding a cat; box cover inscribed, "GAME of/ OLD/ MAID/ McLOUGHLIN BROS, N.Y".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.640
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME of/ OLD/ MAID/ McLOUGHLIN BROS, N.Y"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group