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[Geographical cards.

London? 16--]
Physical Description:
52 cards. ill. (ports.) 11 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 G4
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
BAC : Mounted and bound.
BAC : Originally engraved by Frederick Hendrick Van den Hove.
A deck of playing cards.
Published after 1676, but probably before the 18th century.--Cf. Playing-card society. Journal, vol. II, no. 4 (May, 1974), p. 13-20, where this and related decks are described. The present deck shares characteristics of issues 1b and 4, as described and pictured in the article.
Cf. W. Keller. Cary, ENG 95.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 48
Selected exhibitions: “The Cottage of Content : or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England" (Yale Center for British Art, November 2 - December 31, 1977).
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 63
Subject Terms:
Geographical recreations -- Specimens.
Games -- Great Britain.
Playing cards.
Recreations -- Great Britain.

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Cottage of Content, or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England (Yale Center for British Art, November 2, 1977-December 31, 1977) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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