Madame Morrow's Fortune Telling Cards

Object Number: 
2000.307
Date: 
1886
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 15.9 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
lithogrphed: on the box cover: "MADAME MORROW'S/ FORTUNE TELLING/ CARDS"
Description: 
"Madame Morrow's Fortune Telling Cards" card game with 36 playing cards and an instruction sheet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with a seated woman surrounded by a group of dwarfs; box cover inscribed, "MADAME MORROW'S/ FORTUNE TELLING/ CARDS".
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