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What is this?

Deck of playing cards illustrating the sights of Yellowstone National Park. Uniform decoration on backs of buffalo and wild flowers. Gray cardboard box with gilded lettering and one card listing other games by the same company.

This is a playing cards. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1955. Gift of Mrs. Dexter J. Purinton. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

laminated paper, photomechanical reproductions, cardboard box

Its dimensions are

Overall: 9.5 x 6.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

The Cincinnati Game Company was the manufacturer of this object.

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18406019/ |title=Playing Cards, "Game of Yellowstone No. 1122", ca. 1890 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=17 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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