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Guide to the Playing Card and Game Collection
1549-present
(Bulk 1800-1899)
  PR 115

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Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Playing Card and Game Collection
Dates: 1549-present (Bulk 1800-1899)
Abstract: The collection includes American and European playing cards and card games, primarily from the 19th century. Includes one of the oldest dated cards in existence.
Quantity: 16.0 Linear feet (17 boxes)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 115