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Leyland Line Playing cards with leather case

Miscellaneous Antiquities

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Collection Miscellaneous Antiquities
User collections Games by lucinda
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Leyland Line

Object details:

Object ID AAB0079
Description A pack of playing cards with a red and black patterned imitation leather case. The back of the playing cards both have a white outer border but the inner background colour for the two decks alternates between blue and gold. 'Leyland Line' is written on the back of both backgrounds. The two packs are opened and some of the cards are marked. One set of cards has a joker missing. In the second set, the ace of spades is discoloured and the joker cards are missing.
Date made 1873-1935

Place made London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials organic: cardboard; synthetic: plastic
Measurements 20 mm x 130 mm x 102 mm
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