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The Game of Store

Object Number: 
2000.759
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 10.8 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "GAME OF/ STORE/ MANUFACTURED BY/ J.H. SINGER/ NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Description: 
"The Game of Store" card game consisting of 17 merchandise cards, with different illustrations (pumpkin, ham, pair of shoes, etc.) with name, amount, and price of food printed underneath; 29 cardboard tokens with values printed on obverse in cardboard box covered in paper; instruction booklet; cover illustration (in various colors) of storekeeper behind counter and a girl making a purchase; box cover inscribed, "GAME OF/ STORE/ MANUFACTURED BY/ J.H. SINGER/ NEW YORK, U.S.A.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group