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The Feast of Flowers: A Floral Game of Fortune

Object Name: Card game
Date: 1869
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Medium: Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Container (box): 1 x 3 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. (2.5 x 7.9 x 11.4 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., Boston
Description: "The Feast of Flowers: A Floral Game of Fortune" card game with 54 playing cards and an instruction sheet in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover printed with flowers, reclining woman, and with text: "THE/ Feast of Flowers/ A Floral Game of Fortune/ Boston/ Adams & Co., 25 Bromfield St./ Entered according to Act of Congress, in the / year 1869, by Adams & Co., in the Clerk's Office of/ the Dist. Court, for the Dist. of Mass."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.305
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Bibliography:

Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.

Exhibitions:

"The Games We Played: Victorian Games from the Liman Collection," New-York Historical Society, December 4, 2001-March 24, 2002.