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Mother Goose

card game

The matching card game Old Maid is certainly one of the oldest card games. A late 19th century version is marked with Mother Goose nursery rhymes and a single Mother Goose card as the old maid. The card backs advertise Lion Coffee so this deck served as an advertising premium. The matched pairs each carry one-half of well known rhyme introductions along with illustrations, such as "Humpty Dumpty," and "Sat on a wall."

Materialprinted cardstock
OriginUSA
Stylematching
Object ID113.3938

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