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Game of Old Maid

Object Name: Card game
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Container (box): 7/8 × 5 3/8 × 4 1/4 in. (2.2 × 13.7 × 10.8 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: The Game of Old Maid" card game with 35 printed paper playing cards and an instruction card; cards printed in pairs with caricatures such as "Dandy Dick" and "Goose Jockey" printed on each and a single old maid; box cover chromolithographed with an image of an old maid seated having tea with a parrot behind her; box inscribed, "THE/ GAME of/ OLD MAID/ McLOUGHLIN BROS., New York."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.626
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