Madame Le Normand's Cards of Fortune

Object Number: 
2000.304
Date: 
ca. 1882
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 x 5 x 4 in. ( 2.5 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "MADAME/ LE NORMAND's/ MYSTIC/ CARDS of FORTUNE./ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ N.Y."
Description: 
"Madame Le Normand's Cards of Fortune" card game with 36 playing cards and an instruction sheet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with a woman crouching, wearing a yellow dress and a red peaked hat, with an owl on her shoulder and a black cat at her side; box cover inscribed, "MADAME/ LE NORMAND's/ MYSTIC/ CARDS of FORTUNE./ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ N.Y.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group