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One of a complete pack of playing cards. The playing cards have decorative backs including a shield containing a book and three crowns at the centre. The front has the eight of spades.

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playing card
26.70ii.6
Anthropology

1 item (description level: sub-part)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  playing card

Maker
Joseph Hunt and Sons
Additional maker information
maker:   Joseph Hunt and Sons
Place
England, UK, British Isles, Western Europe, Europe; London, England, UK, British Isles, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made or collected:  England 
made:  London 
Date made
1865 - 1870
Additional date information
date made:  1865 - 1870 
date made:  19th century 

Materials & techniques
paper; pigment
Additional material & technique information
material: paper (overall)
material: pigment (decoration)
Measurements
overall: 93 mm x 63 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 93 mm x 63 mm

Provenance
donor:  Spiers, R. A. H.  gift 1926


Related objects
part of playing cards (26.70ii)
Related subjects
theme: Family and Home
material: paper
paper (fiber product)
material: pigment
object name (Horniman Ethno.): playing cards

Record created 2014-01-06 by ADOVE
Record last updated 2014-03-25 by NRUSSELL