Anagrams: The New Popular Spelling Game
Object Name: Table game
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 2 x 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 13.3 x 9.5 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A., North Adams
Description: "Anagrams: The New Popular Spelling Game" table game with six wooden spelling cubes printed with a letter and two syllables on each side and an instruction booklet in a paper covered cardboard box; box has a chromolithographed image of six cubes; box inscribed, "JOLLYWISE/ Anagrams/ THE NEW/ POPULAR/ SPELLING GAME./ THE/ JOLLY WISE GAMES/ ALWAYS PLAY WELL./ PATENT APPLIED FOR/ THE MARTIN CO.".
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
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Object Number: 2000.458
Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "JOLLYWISE/ Anagrams/ THE NEW/ POPULAR/ SPELLING GAME./ THE/ JOLLY WISE GAMES/ ALWAYS PLAY WELL./ PAPTENT APPLIED FOR/ THE MARTIN CO."