Game of Authors playing cards, ca. 1900

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Game of Authors playing cards, 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. The other cards may be seen: #10594, 10593, and 10592.

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  • Title: Game of Authors playing cards, ca. 1900
  • Creator: Western Publishing Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Cambridge, Portland
  • County: Cumberland, Middlesex
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Paper
  • Dimensions: 2.9 cm x 1.7 cm
  • Local Code: 1998.1.85
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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

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