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The Game of Old Maid

The Game of Old Maid
The Game of Old Maid
ca. 1932
Cardboard, paper
box: 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. ( 1.9 x 6.4 x 9.8 cm )
"The Game of Old Maid" card game with 43 chromolithographed paper playing cards, an instruction card and an advertising card in a paper covered cardboard box; chromolithographed cards in pairs with characters such as "Azz I. Said" and "Tuffy Yegg" printed on each including three black characters and a single old maid; box stamped with the silhouette of an old woman with glasses; box cover inscribed, "The GAME of/ OLD/ MAID/ 3009/ MADE IN U.S.A."
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
stamped: on the box cover: "The GAME of/ OLD/ MAID/ 3009/ MADE IN U.S.A."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group