The Game of Old Maid as Played by Mother Goose

Object Number: 
2000.631
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 16.5 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "The GAME of/ OLD MAID/ as/ played by/ Mother Goose./ TOKALON SERIES/ TRADE MARK"
Description: 
"The Game of Old Maid as Played by Mother Goose" card game with 35 chromolithographed paper playing cards, an instruction sheet and an advertising card in a paper covered cardboard box; chromolithographed cards in pairs with two halves of a nursery rhyme on the paired cards and a single old maid; box lithographed with an image of Mother Goose flying on the back of the goose with five children below; box cover inscribed, "The GAME of/ OLD MAID/ as/ played by/ Mother Goose./ TOKALON SERIES/ TRADE MARK".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group