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Cunard Steamship Co Ltd playing cards with leather case

AAB0076
Miscellaneous Antiquities

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Collection Miscellaneous Antiquities
User collections Games by lucinda
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Monroe Brothers
Provenance: Cunard Line

Object details:

Object ID AAB0076
Description A black leather case with an emblem in gold on the flap. The pack also includes two cards that state the advantages of using the Braketless system in ship construction. The back of the playing cards has a white out border. The inner section has a blue background with two inverted images, that shows a yellow circle with three red and grey smoking ship funnels along with 4 seagulls flying around them. The word 'CUNARD' is written in the corner of both images.
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Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials organic: cardboard; organic: leather
Measurements Overall: 22 mm x 110 mm x 70 mm
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