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Dutch historical card game.

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1788]
Physical Description:
1 game (180 cards) : illustrations ; 5 x 7 cm-9 x 6 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1234.N4 D88 1788 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Title supplied by cataloger.
Game for teaching the dates of major events in Dutch history, with three sets of 60 cards. In the first set (6 x 9 cm, printed letterpress), each card briefly describes an historical event, in Dutch and in French, and poses the question: "Waneer is dit gebeurd? Quand cela arriva-t-il?" The answer (the date) is provided in the second set of 60 cards (9 x 6 cm), which also provide engraved illustrations of the events described. The third set of 60 cards (5 x 7 cm, printed letterpess) are used for fines or forfeits.
Subject Terms:
Netherlands -- History.
Netherlands -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Card games.
Playing cards.
Engravings -- approximately 1788.

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