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Catalog Number 1970.150.002.1-.54
Object Name Deck, Card
Collection H. C. Fisher
Date c.1889
Description .1) Card case; two pieces brass, bound at hinge with red velvet; spring clasp in center to hole cards, inside of each cover is dial and "clock hand" with numbers 0-10; clasp broken
.2-.54) cards; manufacturer info on Ace of Spades; cards have green backs; Joker has the image of a Cupid and Venus sitting on crescent moon playing cards with an owl in a tree in the background.
Dimensions W-2.75 L-3.75 inches
Material brass, velvet, paper
Provenance File says these were family items that came in the run (assume the 1889 run) from McPherson, Kansas.
Category Historical General Collections