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Young People's Geographical Game

Object Number: 
2000.621
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm ) each card: 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.9 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "YOUNG/ PEOPLE'S/ GEOGRAPHICAL/ GAME/ BOSTOn./ GOLDEN GATE./ PUBLISHED BY/ Parker Bros./ SALEM. MASS."
Description: 
Card game "Young People's Geographical Game" with 30 playing cards and a instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with an outline of North America over an image of Boston and an image of San Francisco; box cover inscribed, "YOUNG/ PEOPLE'S/ GEOGRAPHICAL/ GAME/ BOSTOn./ GOLDEN GATE./ PUBLISHED BY/ Parker Bros./ SALEM. MASS.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group