Grandma's Game of Useful Knowledge

Object Number: 
2000.597
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 8 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 15.6 x 21.6 cm ) each card: 2 1/4 x 3 in. ( 5.7 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on the instruction booklet: "GRANDMA'S/ GAME OF/ USEFUL KNOWLEDGE/ DIRECTIONS/ AND/ ANSWERS/ PUBLISHED BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK" lithographed: on the box cover: "GRANDMA'S/ GAME of USEFUL/ KNOWLEDGE/ COPYRIGHT 1901/ 4610/ McLOUGHLIN BROS.
Description: 
"Grandma's Game of Useful Knowledge" card game with 101 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; booklet inscribed, "GRANDMA'S/ GAME OF/ USEFUL KNOWLEDGE/ DIRECTIONS/ AND/ ANSWERS/ PUBLISHED BY/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK"; box cover lithographed with a little boy reading a newspaper and seated on a chair with his feet on an ottoman; cover inscribed, "GRANDMA'S/ GAME of USEFUL/ KNOWLEDGE/ COPYRIGHT 1901/ 4610/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group