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Card game:Logomachy or War of Words

McLoughlin Brothers1874

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play

An 1874 Copyright date marks McLoughlin's Logomachy, or War of Words card game. The game is a simple word-forming game not unlike today's Scrabble. Word games such as Anagrams and this example are the precursors to Scrabble. And, as spelling games, they were educational as well as entertaining.

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  • Title: Card game:Logomachy or War of Words
  • Creator: McLoughlin Brothers
  • Date Created: 1874
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Card Games
  • Medium: printed cardstock, cardboard, paper

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