When My Ship Comes In

When My Ship Comes In
Title
When My Ship Comes In
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 )
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
Object Number 
2000.516
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "WHEN/ MY SHIP * COMES IN/ GEO. S. PARKER & CO./ PUBLISHERS/ SALEM -- MASS."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group