The new Game of Cock Robin and His Tragic Death

Object Number: 
2000.644
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 4 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 11.4 x 15.9 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE NEW/ GAME OF/ COCK/ ROBIN./ AND HIS/ TRAGICAL/ DEATH/ McLAUGHLIN BROS, N.Y."
Description: 
"The new Game of Cock Robin and His Tragic Death" card game with 45 playing cards with 12 chromolithographed picture cards, 33 answer cards and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with an image of a bird with an arrow in his breast and a medallion image of a bird with a bow and arrow; box cover inscribed, "THE NEW/ GAME OF/ COCK/ ROBIN./ AND HIS/ TRAGICAL/ DEATH/ McLAUGHLIN BROS, N.Y."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group