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Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son

Object Name: Table game
Date: ca. 1890
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Medium: Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/8 x 11 x 7 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 27.9 x 19 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Salem
Description: "Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son" with four wooden playing pieces, a wooden die and a cardboard board in a paper covered carboard box; box cover illustrated with "Tom" running with a pig under his arm and being chased by a butcher and a group of men; box cover inscribed, "TOM,/ TOM, the PIPER'S SON/ STOLE A PIG/ AND AWAY HE RUN/ PARKER BROTHERS,/ SALEM MASS USA"; board printed with a multi colored winding path starting at the butcher's shop and ending at Tom's house.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.409
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "TOM,/ TOM, the PIPER'S SON/ STOLE A PIG/ AND AWAY HE RUN/ PARKER BROTHERS,/ SALEM MASS USA"