- [London] : [John Jaques & Son], [ca. 1880?]
- Physical Description:
- 1 game (64 cards) ; cards each 9.2 x 6 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsGV1199 .S62 FlatYale Center for British Art, Gift of Ellen and Arthur Liman, Yale JD 1957Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Information
- Three-Dimensional Artifacts
- Illustrations by John Tenniel.
BAC: British Art Center copy incomplete: comprises 29 (of 64) cards, including 7 different sets.
"John Jaques introduced the game of Snap in 1866, using illustrations of 'grotesque characters' [by John Tenniel] as he had for Happy Families. Like Happy Families, Snap cards are arranged in groups, but each card in a group bears the same picture."--V&A, for a 1930 edition of the game.
- Subject Terms:
- Card games -- Specimens -- Great Britain.Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.Liman, Ellen and Arthur -- Provenance.
- Playing cards.
Games -- Great Britain.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Chromolithographs -- 1880.
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