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Naval playing cards

Miscellaneous Antiquities

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Collection Miscellaneous Antiquities
User collections Games by lucinda
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Nippon Yusen K K

Object details:

Object ID AAB0739
Description A pack of playing cards made by De la Rue & Co, London. The design on the back of the cards consists of a large blue dotted patch in the middle with a steam ship with two funnels at opposite ends of the card. Underneath the ships is a gold line. Nippon Yusen K K.. The pack is split and the lid is missing.
Date made After 1821

Artist/Maker De la Rue
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials organic: cardboard
Measurements Overall: 20 mm x 90 mm x 63 mm
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