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Dominoes are among humankind's most ancient tools for game play. Early examples took the place of playing cards, and like most early tools for play, dominies likely originated in China. A press photograph from the Miami Herald, taken in 1991, shows a game of dominoes enjoyed by all four players. A caption at the bottom reads, 'Margot Jarames, Martina Cruz, Adolfina Rodriguez and Juan Rosado play a spirited game of dominoes while awaiting to be called for their medical appointments at the doctor's Medical Center HMO on 7th St. "'Not only are those women domino players," commented Rosado, an old hand at the game, "they are among the best players I have ever faced."

  • Material: color photograph
  • Origin: Miami, FL
  • Object ID: 113.1618
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