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Old Maid

Old Maid
Title
Old Maid
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
box: 1 x 6 x 7 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 15.2 x 18.4 cm )
Description 
"The Game of Old Maid" card game with 29 printed paper playing cards and an instruction card; cards printed in pairs with caricatures such as "Spotless Cop" and "Baxter Brown" printed on each and a single old maid; box cover printed with an image of a woman with roses in her hair holding a card with the image of a man on it; box cover inscribed, "OLD/ MAID/ 4116/ MILTON BRADLEY CO., SPRINGFIELD, MASS. U.S.A."
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.633
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "OLD/ MAID/ 4116/ MILTON BRADLEY CO., SPRINGFIELD, MASS. U.S.A."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group