Game of Authors playing card, ca. 1900

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Game of Authors playing card, ca. 1900

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This card game featured eleven different authors. Four cards featured 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.

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

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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