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When My Ship Comes In

Object Name: Card game
Date: ca. 1888
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Medium: Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 2.9 x 16.5 x 12.1 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Salem
Description: "When My Ship Comes In" card game with 83 playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with a polychrome image of a three masted ship at sail with land in the background; box cover inscribed, "WHEN/ MY SHIP * COMES IN/ GEO. S. PARKER & CO./ PUBLISHERS/ SALEM -- MASS."; playing cards printed with comical questions and answers on each card such as "When do you expect to get it?" and "When Uncle Sam owns the Continent."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.516
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "WHEN/ MY SHIP * COMES IN/ GEO. S. PARKER & CO./ PUBLISHERS/ SALEM -- MASS."