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In Castle Land

The Game of ‘In Castle Land’ (No.1113) published by The Fireside Game Co., Cincinnati, 1896 showing half-tone illustrations of famous castles, mainly from Europe. The Fireside Game Company was a sub-division of the United States Playing Card Company formed in 1896 to produce a series of educational card games.

The cards each display the name of four castles and are marked with both a letter and a number. Players strive to collect a complete set of four cards (called a ‘book’) by asking other players for those cards. See the extra cards

The Game of ‘In Castle Land’ (No.1113) published by The Fireside Game Co., Cincinnati, 1896
The Game of ‘In Castle Land’ (No.1113) published by The Fireside Game Co., Cincinnati, 1896

Above: The Game of ‘In Castle Land’ (No.1113) featuring images of famous castles of Europe published by The Fireside Game Co., Cincinnati, 1896. 52 cards in box. Images courtesy Rex Pitts.

Last Updated May 26, 2016 at 11:25am

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