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Game of Authors playing card

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Game of Authors playing card

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This is one of four cards featuring Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. In the game, which was similar to "Go Fish", players competed to finish "books" consisting of four cards with the same author. There were eleven different authors featured in the game. The other cards can be seen: 10592, 10593, 10595.

Other Information


  • Title: Game of Authors playing card
  • Creator: Western Publishing Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Cambridge, Portland
  • County: Cumberland, Middlesex
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 2.9 x 1.7
  • Local Code: 1998.1.85
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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