1795 - SYSTEMATICAL COMPENDIUM OF GEOGRAPHY - PLAYING CARDS - additional pictures
Great early Geographical interest besides being a deck of playing cards obviously
designed to educate whilst being entertaining. They also seem to have avoided playing card duty.
Not all information on the cards would not be exactly PC these days and
are a wonderful insight into the life and times of the inhabitants
The indices KQJ are used as initial letters of Kingdoms, Quarter and Jslands
Values appears within suit sign on pip cards – hearts and diamonds have red border, small stars appears on the border of court card