Jack Straws New Edition

Object Number: 
2000.669
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 )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "JACK/ STRAWS/ NEW EDITION/ PARKER/ BROTHERS/ SALEM * MASS * USA"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group