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Great Battlefields: A Parlor Game

Great Battlefields: A Parlor Game
Title
Great Battlefields: A Parlor Game
Date 
1886-1888
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
box: 1 x 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 15.9 x 12.1 cm )
Description 
Card game "Great Battlefields: A Parlor Game" with 16 playing cards and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover printed with an image of soldiers in Civil War costume firing cannons; box cover inscribed, "Great Battlefields./ A PARLOR/ GAME./ GEO. S. PARKER & CO./ SALEM, MASS.".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.615
Marks 
printed: on the box: "Great Battlefields./ A PARLOR/ GAME./ GEO. S. PARKER & CO./ SALEM, MASS.".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group