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Little Red Ridinghood

Object Number: 
2000.654
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3 x 4 1/8 in. ( 3.2 x 7.6 x 10.5 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "LITTLE/ RED RIDINGHOOD/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. N. Y."
Description: 
"Little Red Ridinghood" card game with 55 playing cards including chromolithographed, "Little Red Riding hood", "Grandma" and "The Wolf" in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolitographed with Little Red Riding hood seated in the grass picking a flower; box cover inscribed, "LITTLE/ RED RIDINGHOOD/ McLOUGHLIN BROS. N. Y."
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