Yale and Holmes

Description (Brief)
Two sheets of celluloid fastened together over three rotating discs that display numbers. One disc displays in a window marked "Points," one in "Games" and the other in "Trumps." There is advertising on one side, and the other is printed with an image of a monkey with windows in its eyes and mouth. As the wheels turn, different styles of eyes and mouth appear on the monkey's face.
This advertising piece for Yale and Holmes Union Suits of Malden, Mass., features an image of a man wearing long underwear.
Currently not on view
Object Name
game counter
date made
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
metal (fasteners material)
overall: 5.5 cm x 7.8 cm x .1 cm; 2 3/16 in x 3 1/16 in x 1/16 in
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
ID Number
accession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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