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Jack Straws New Edition

Jack Straws New Edition
Title
Jack Straws New Edition
Date 
ca. 1895
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 5 in. ( 3.2 x 16.5 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
"Jack Straws New Edition" table game with 56 wooden pick-up-sticks in the shape of farm tools and three metal hooks in a paper covered cardboard box; box chromolithographed with an image of a young boy wearing a straw hat and carrying a sheaf of hay; box cover inscribed, "JACK/ STRAWS/ NEW EDITION/ PARKER/ BROTHERS/ SALEM * MASS * USA".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.669
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "JACK/ STRAWS/ NEW EDITION/ PARKER/ BROTHERS/ SALEM * MASS * USA"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group