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The Improved Game of Snap

Object Number: 
2000.699
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 15.9 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE IMPROVED GAME OF/ SNAP/ McLOUGHLIN BROS N Y/ COPYRIGHTED 1889"
Description: 
"The Improved Game of Snap" card game with 44 lithographed playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover printed with an alligator chasing frogs in a swamp; box cover inscribed, "THE IMPROVED GAME OF/ SNAP/ McLOUGHLIN BROS N Y/ COPYRIGHTED 1889".
Bibliography: 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group