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This game consists of 45 cards, 15 of the 45 cards are hand-colored picture cards.
Nine of them make up the picture of the coach and the others are portraits of the personalities, including one showing Sambo, the servant.
The other cards explain the story and control the forfeits and playing pattern.
It is in both Yale and The Morgan Library & Museum………
Edward Edlin was listed as a Turner. He was at 34 New Bond Street – 1808, and at 37 New Bond Street – 1809 to 1847
1838 he changed his description to Turner and Toy Manufacturer-shop – Juvenile Library succeeded by Thomas Edlin in 1844
Interestingly, this sheet, up to William IV, was issued in a wooden box made by E Wallis c1830…….
This scripture alphabet embelish’d with 26 vignettes, was published in London “Publish by R Miller, 24 Old Fish Street – St Paul’s
It consists of 26 engraved alphabet cards, each with a hand-coloured vignette scene and a four-line verse explanation, from the Bible….
This game was produced to celebrate George III’s fifty years as king.
The board records the major events, episodes and geographic and scientific discoveries of his rule. The 150 squares begin at the outer edge, with the proclamation of George’s reign, progressing through upheavals such as the American Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars,…
Wood-block & stencil by Ken Lodge and Paul Bostock is a comprehensive survey of English card-makers from 1761-1905 with a focus on the wood-block period.
The block analysis and the stencil analysis cover the period 1790-1830; the former is the presentation of distinctive features of the outlines of each court figure
Various Materials and some attractive boards/box from Charles Goodall
The game offers a lesson in Ranks and Dignities of the British Peerage, Clergy and Military; it was published in 1822.The rules book (not present) includes a dedication to the future Queen VictoriaThis game is beautiful hand-coloured engraved, mounted in nine sections on linen, showing an Ostrich, with twenty egg-shaped portraits of dignitaries, clergy and men of military importanceThe game was printed by William Darton – Map Seller – 58 Holburn Hill London, and he made the dedication to the future Queen Victoria.There are only two copies listed in museums.
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