Grandmama's Improved Geographical Game

Grandmama's Improved Geographical Game
Title
Grandmama's Improved Geographical Game
Date 
1887
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
box: 1 x 6 1/4 x 4 3/8 in. ( 2.5 x 15.9 x 11.1 cm ) each card: 1 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 3.2 x 6 cm )
Description 
"Grandmama's Improved Geographical Game" card game with 118 cards and an instruction and answer booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; each numbered card is printed with a question; answers are printed in a booklet with an image of an old woman printed on the pink paper cover; booklet inscribed, "DIRECTIONS and ANSWERS / TO/ GRANDMA'S/ GAME of GEOGRAPHY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., manufacturers,/ NEW YORK"; box cover lithographed with a group of seated children around a puppet theatre with an Egyptian backdrop; cover inscribed, "GRANDMAMA'S/ IMPROVED/ GEOGRAPHICAL/ GAME/ AROUND/ THE WORLD/ McLOUGHLIN/ BROS./ N.Y."
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.620
Marks 
printed: on the instruction booklet: "DIRECTIONS and ANSWERS / TO/ GRANDMA'S/ GAME of GEOGRAPHY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., manufacturers,/ NEW YORK" lithographed: on the box cover: "GRANDMAMA'S/ IMPROVED/ GEOGRAPHICAL/ GAME/ AROUND/ THE WORLD/ McLOUGHLIN/ BROS./ N.Y."
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Creative: Tronvig Group