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Conversation cards, or, Pleasing pastimes for winter evenings : [game]

Additional Title(s):

Conversation cards

Pleasing pastimes for winter evenings

[England] : [s.n.], [ca. 1815?]
Physical Description:
[26] pictorial cards : ill. ; 65 x 45 mm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1239 .C66 1815
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Each card bears an engraved depiction of a person, with a rhyming couplet of verse at the bottom of each card.
Extent (26 cards) based on the catalog record of the Cotsen Children's Library copy.
BAC: British Art Center copy incomplete; includes five cards only (including the title card). Uncolored.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1815.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Games -- Great Britain.
Playing cards.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
IIIF Manifest:

  • [Title card] If you to me a kiss will give, an answer quickly you'll receive
  • Say if you like an evening tide, sometimes to take a pleasant ride
  • I can't say indeed tis as humour suits, For you men are most terrible brutes
  • Upon my word you graceless elf, I'll keep that answer to myself
  • In those lovely features each charm I can see, Then say can you love & be happy with me.

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