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Vignette Authors

Object Number: 
2000.545
Date: 
1874
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 14.9 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "VIGNETTE AUTHORS/ E. G. SELCHOW & CO. NEW YORK./ REGISTER IN PATENT OFFICE SEPTEMBER 17TH 1874."
Description: 
"Vignette Authors" card game with 72 playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with a medallion portrait of Longfellow surrounded by books and writing equipment; box cover inscribed, "VIGNETTE AUTHORS/ E. G. SELCHOW & CO. NEW YORK./ REGISTER IN PATENT OFFICE SEPTEMBER 17TH 1874.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group