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Lost Heir

Object Name: Card game
Date: 1875
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Medium: Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 6 in. ( 2.2 x 11.4 x 15.2 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Worcester
Description: "Game of Lost Heir" with 32 cards representing the police forces of four cities and an instruction book in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover printed with a young boy carrying a kite; box inscribed, "LOST HEIR/ NOYES & SNOW./ WORCESTER. MASS./ SUCCESSORS TO/ WEST & LEE GAME CO./ ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS BY WEST & LEE GAME CO. 1875."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.650
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Marks: lithographed: box cover: "LOST HEIR/ NOYES & SNOW./ WORCESTER. MASS./ SUCCESSORS TO/ WEST & LEE GAME CO./ ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS BY WEST & LEE GAME CO. 1875."