Richard's Brandy / Brandy Richard

Description (Brief)
Scorekeeper for card games, including euchre, whist, and pinochle. Score is kept by a pair of rotating dials. The writing is in English on one side, and in French on the other.
The piece advertises Richard's Brandy. "Enjoy life but do not forget that Richard's Brandy is the greatest strength giver."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
score keeper
advertiser
W. J. Woodburn & Son
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.5 cm x 3.5 cm; 2 15/16 in x 1 3/8 in
place made
Canada: Québec, Montreal
ID Number
2006.0098.0768
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0768
subject
French
Celluloid
Sports & Leisure
Advertising
Games
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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