Komical Konversation Kards: A Kuriously Kontrived Kaptivating Kuriosity

Komical Konversation Kards: A Kuriously Kontrived Kaptivating Kuriosity
Title
Komical Konversation Kards: A Kuriously Kontrived Kaptivating Kuriosity
Date 
1893
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
box: 1 1/4 x 5 x 6 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 12.7 x 16.5 cm ) each card: 1 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 4.1 x 8.3 cm )
Description 
"Komikal Konversation Kards" card game with 93 playing cards, an instruction booklet and an advertising card in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with two polychrome medallion portraits of a man and a woman; box cover inscribed, "KOMICAL KONVERSATION KARDS/ A KURIOUSLY/ KONTRIVED/ KAPTIVATING/ KURIOSITY/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARKER/ BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS. U.S.A."; 45 red playing cards and 48 white playing cards printed with comical questions and answers such as "Do you think the term 'lobster' would apply to any person here?" and "Don't be absurd.".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.561
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group