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Avilude or Game of Birds

Object Name: Card game
Date: ca. 1873
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Medium: Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 1.9 x 15.6 x 11.1 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A., Worcester
Description: "Avilude or Game of Birds" card game with 65 playing cards with images of birds and two instruction booklets in a paper covered cardboard box with an image of a robin on a branch on the cover; box cover inscribed, "AVILUDE/ OR/ GAME OF BIRDS/ WEST & LEE,/ Worchester, Mass./ PRICE/ Patent Applied for./ 75 CTS."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.673
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Marks: printed: on the box cover: "AVILUDE/ OR/ GAME OF BIRDS/ WEST & LEE,/ Worchester, Mass./ PRICE/ Patent Applied for./ 75 CTS."