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Families often record happy and playful moments with snapshots. In this example, the donor's brother, in a scout uniform, played the board game Three Musketeers with his uncle at holiday time, in front of a Christmas tree. Three Musketeers is a strategy game from Milton Bradley, developed in the 1920s and called Three Guardsmen initially.

  • Material: photograph
  • Origin: Rochester, NY
  • Object ID: 113.5502
  • Credit Line: Gift of William Tribelhorn
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