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Fortune-telling wheels

Great Britain, ca. 1870.
Physical Description:
2 wheels : paper, pen and black ink ; 28 cm in diameter
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process BF1891.Q6 F67 1870+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Two star-shaped hand-cut paper wheels, each handwritten on both sides (in pen and black ink), with a wide variety of slogans relating to love and fortune. One of the wheels includes original green strings by which it would have been held and spun.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain.
Fortune-telling -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.

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