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American Cities

Object Name: Card game
Date: 1893
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Medium: Cardboard
Dimensions: Each (cards): 3 7/8 × 2 3/4 in. (9.8 × 7 cm) Container (box): 9 × 7 × 1 1/2 in. (22.9 × 17.8 × 3.8 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., Salem
Description: Card game with box, instruction booklet and 52 playing cards; on cover of cardboard box, lithographed illustration of Salem, Massachusetts, on hill over a habor with a steamship and sailing vessels, inset in a circle is a city street with a train terminal; cover inscribed, "AMERICAN/ Cities/ A GAME/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARLER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS, U.S. A./ Copyrighted/ 1893;" 52 playing cards, each depicting an American city with its name, state, population, a fact about it and the number of points the card is worth.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.768
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Marks: lithographed: on the cover: "AMERICAN/ Cities/ A GAME/ PUBLISHED BY/ PARLER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS, U.S. A./ Copyrighted/ 1893"