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Palmistry

Object Number: 
2000.302
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 x 6 x 5 in. ( 2.5 x 15.2 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "PALMISTRY"
Description: 
"Palmistry" card game with 4 playing cards with printed hands, 94 numbered paper chips and an instruction sheet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with a hand; box cover inscribed, "PALMISTRY".
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