Miscellaneous Antiquities

The Collection

Your selection



Buy this image Add this to a collection
Share or embed this object   

Cunard Steamship Co Ltd notebooks and single playing card

Miscellaneous Antiquities

Object connections:

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. Both cards are held together with two metal rings and each have small pads of lined paper inside. The back of both notebooks contains a calender, one for the years 1931-1932. Also included with the notebooks is a playing card. One side has the image of a joker holding a playing card in one hand and a stick with a clowns head on top in the other. 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.
Date made 1879-1934

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials organic: cardboard; organic: leather
Measurements Overall: 22 mm x 110 mm x 70 mm
Help us

Do you know more about this?

Share your knowledge