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British playing card manufacture in the 19th century

Michael H. Goodall

British playing card manufacture in the 19th century

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Published by Michael H. Goodall in Woking, Surrey .
Written in English


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Statement[compiled by] Michael H. Goodall.
The Physical Object
Pagination[74]p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19032229M


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Playing-cards of the world: Catalogue of the collection of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and cards owned by Guildhall Library, City of London, where the collection has been deposited since the initial donation in by Henry Druitt Phillips.

Self-published, London, text in English. over pp., many b/w illustrations. The figures come from a hand-written document found in the De La Rue archives by Mike Goodall and reproduced in his booklet British Playing Card Manufacture in the 19th Century.

Some of the makers from the s have disappeared and others have grown in size; De La Rue has been going for 23 years. Henry French Exportation Ace Playing Cards c/ We know of only two other packs from this maker, both EXPORTATION Aces, and count this as one of the rarest 18th/19th Century English Playing Card Makers – this is Ace number 18 of Henry French operated from.

JAMES ENGLISH/PEERLESS: English had been a hot-presser and pasteboard maker sincebut it wasn't until that he made his first cards.

He introduced indices in the s and seems to have continued in a small way until c The name Peerless Playing Card Co. was used on his British playing card manufacture in the 19th century book and boxes from the s. Playing cards may have been invented during the Tang dynasty around the 9th century AD as a result of the usage of woodblock printing technology.

The first possible reference to card games comes from a 9th-century text known as the Collection of Miscellanea at Duyang, written by Tang dynasty writer Su describes Princess Tongchang, daughter of Emperor Yizong of Tang, playing the "leaf game.

By the late 19th century all the elements we commonly attributable to the modern English playing card were either firmly in place or coming into widespread use.

The Kings, Queens and Knaves were firmly installed in the court, the suits of Hearts, Spades, Clubs and Diamonds were being turned out of factories in England and the New World. For nearly years, the backs of cards were plain. But in the early 19th century, Thomas De La Rue & Company, a British stationer and printer, introduced lithographic designs such as.

Calling cards were an indispensable accessory to fashionable, upper class life in Britain, Europe, and the eastern United States during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Though they started as simple unadorned cards to announce one's arrival, the Victorians took both the cards' designs and rules dictating usage to extravagant heights.

Circulating libraries, which lent books in return for an annual subscription fee, had existed since the 17th century, but became much more important in the 19th.

Mudie's Select Library opened inand made the Victorian triple-decker novel accessible to. Pip-Pip appears in several 20th century British card game books.

Ging was a 17th century showdown game using an unusual card pack lacking aces. The fishing game Casino was fashionable is the late 18th and early 19th century but is much less well known nowadays.

Late 19th Century Playing Card Reproductions - Vanity & Faro Henderson, NV Playing Cards $18, pledged of $5, goal backers Support. Select this reward. Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10 Any Single Deck - Vanity or Faro. Playing cards first appeared in Europe in the s, probably in Italy or Spain and certainly as imports or possessions of merchants from the Islamic Mamlūk dynasty centred in their originals, the first European cards were hand-painted, making them luxury goods for the rich.

The account book of King Charles VI of France (now lost) is said to have noted a payment of 56 sols. Andrew Dougherty, The American Card Company, began manufacturing playing cards in in Brooklyn in what is often described, even by 19th century standards, as a crude workshop.

Dougherty persevered and in issued these, his gold-embossed "Illuminated Great Moguls". Dougherty» Thomas De La Rue, In the late 19th-century cheap dominoes were commercially made from tinplate and distributed to pubs and Inns by tobacco companies either for free of for a very small fee.

20th-Century In the early 20th-century a form of plastic called Bakelite was invented and used to manufacture a huge range of products including dominoes. Summary Creator: David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library Abstract: The Tobacco Collection spans the yearswith the bulk of the items dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and contains material assembled by library staff related to the manufacturing, sale, and use of tobacco in the United States, particularly in the South.

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The aces show different nautical vessels at each end from different ages The Kings and Jacks. The term "the Great Game" was used well before the 19th century and was associated with games of risk, such as cards and dice.

The French equivalent Le grand jeu dates back to at least and is associated with meanings of risk, chance and deception. In the historical sense the term dated from the midth century. " The Great Game" is attributed to Captain Arthur Conolly (–42) who. A collection of 19th century playing-cards from Viennese makers.

No cards on display, visits by appointment only. MAK - Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst (Austrian museum for applied arts) Stubenring 5 A Vienna AUSTRIA A small but fine collection of 19th century playing-cards from Austrian makers.

The classic style of this deck makes it a good representative of decks used in both Britain and the U.S.A. from the early 18th century up to the late 19th century. Although jokers were not used until the 's, we have included jokers inspired by the face cards for games that require them.

The backs are blank as was most common on early cards. InLate Night Poker debuted on British television. 21st century. Poker's popularity experienced an unprecedented spike at the beginning of the 21st century, largely because of the introduction of online poker and hole-card cameras, which turned the game into a spectator sport.

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Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik Schneider & Co. Altenburg Neue Deutsche Spielkarte von Dr. Timon 2, × ; KB. 19th Century cards got an overhaul with several series’ of cards soon featuring real photographs of players.

Pictures on these cards generally had a sepia-style tone to them. The most prominent of these cards was the massive Goodwin-created N Old Judge set beginning in or aroundbut others got into the act, too.

Card designs featuring the King, Queen, Jack, and the "pip" cards (cards without numbers from two to ten) did not change much from the 15th to 19th centuries. During the midth century, face cards became double-headed and the card values appeared in the left corners to allow greater ease in reading fanned cards.

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By the s in England, and across Europe, there were several card manufacturers printing Christmas cards. Bythe Christmas card made the jump across the Atlantic ocean to create the largest. A 19th-Century Illustrated Guide to Bizarre British Games, Including Hot Cockles and Hoodman’s Blind InBritish writer and engraver Joseph Strutt published a.

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