The Game of Puss in the Corner

Object Number: 
2000.589
Date: 
ca. 1888
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 7/8 x 3 5/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 2.2 x 9.2 x 12.4 cm ) each card: 3 1/2 x 2 in. ( 8.9 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE GAME OF/ PUSS/ IN/ THE/ CORNER/ McLOUGHLIN BROS, N. Y.".
Description: 
"The Game of Puss in the Corner" card game with 32 playing cards 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, N. Y."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group