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Title(s):

The habit makes the man = L'habit forme l'homme.

Published/Created:
[England? : s.n., 18--]
Physical Description:
1 game (26 pieces) : paper, col. ; in case, 12 x 8 x 2 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 H28
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Bookseller's note gives date as c. 1820.
Title from case.
Title on accompanying "explanatory card:" The ranks and dignities of British society.
Consists of 25 faceless costume cards that fit over card with figure of beggar, transforming him into various British dignitaries.
Cards hand-drawn and colored in pen and ink, pencil, and water color.
British Art Center. Cottage of content (1977), 4.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 4
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, 64
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress.
Form/Genre:
Paper dolls.
Toys.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
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