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St. Nicholas Series Game of Snap

St. Nicholas Series Game of Snap
Title
St. Nicholas Series Game of Snap
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 15.9 x 22.2 cm )
Description 
"St. Nicholas Series Game of Snap" card game with 44 chromolithographed playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with an alligator in a cage biting the skirt of a woman in a blue dress and hat; box cover inscribed, "ST. NICHOLAS SERIES/ GAME OF SNAP/ PUBLISHED BY/ J. OTTMANN LITH. CO. N.Y."
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.665
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "ST. NICHOLAS SERIES/ GAME OF SNAP/ PUBLISHED BY/ J. OTTMANN LITH. CO. N.Y."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group