The Game of Puss in the Corner

Object Number: 
2000.596
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 7/8 x 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 2.2 x 10.8 x 13.3 cm ) each card: 3 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. ( 8.9 x 4.8 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE/ GAME/ OF/ PUSS/ IN THE/ CORNER/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK."
Description: 
"The Game of Puss in the Corner" card came with 32 playing cards and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; each polychrome lithographed card has an image of cats, mice, or rats; box cover lithographed with a cat in a window; box cover inscribed, "THE/ GAME/ OF/ PUSS/ IN THE/ CORNER/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group