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When My Ship Comes In

Object Number: 
2000.516
Date: 
ca. 1888
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 2.9 x 16.5 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "WHEN/ MY SHIP * COMES IN/ GEO. S. PARKER & CO./ PUBLISHERS/ SALEM -- MASS."
Description: 
"When My Ship Comes In" card game with 83 playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with a polychrome image of a three masted ship at sail with land in the background; box cover inscribed, "WHEN/ MY SHIP * COMES IN/ GEO. S. PARKER & CO./ PUBLISHERS/ SALEM -- MASS."; playing cards printed with comical questions and answers on each card such as "When do you expect to get it?" and "When Uncle Sam owns the Continent."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group