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Chiromagica or the Hand of Fate

Object Name: Board game
Date: 1901
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Medium: Cardboard, plastic, paper
Dimensions: Container (box): 1 × 12 × 12 in. (2.5 × 30.5 × 30.5 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: Board game with a paper disc in a cardboard box; on cover, illustration with figure of wizard in red robe and peaked cap, pointing to the title, with books, globe, rolled up papers, spyglass, and a snake at his feet; box cover printed with text: "CHIROMAGICA/ OR THE HAND OF FATE/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ NEW YORK./ COPYRIGHT 1901/ McLOUGHLIN BROS./ NEW YORK."; one paper disc pasted to glass case inside box; a sheet of printed paper with a circle cut out of center, with answers to the questions on the discs in circles bordering interior edge.
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.489
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