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What's His Name?

Object Number: 
2000.540
Date: 
1902
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. ( 2.2 x 11.4 x 14.6 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "WHAT'S/ HIS NAME?/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS., U. S. A."
Description: 
"What's His Name?" card game with instruction booklet, advertisting sheet and 25 playing cards printed with questions about famous men in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with two women and a man plying a card game in a medallion surrounded by flowers; box cover inscribed, "WHAT'S/ HIS NAME?/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS., U. S. A."
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