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<B>c1790 (or earlier) A Group of 23 Cards- possibly Twelfth Night Cards 1790
c1790 (or earlier) A Group of 23 Cards- possibly Twelfth Night Cards
Stock #: MIS614
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c1790 – A set (?) of 23 cards depicting characters, who position can be seen from their name, such as Peter, Never Fight, Billy Flutter, Gaffer Nobody, Molly Rule the Rost (sic), Faithful Nancy
In the style of “Twelfth Night Cards” which were used to mix people up at Twelfth Night Events and very popular in the late eighteenth century

Cards - Condition / Cards are excellent no sign of use 23 cards – three without a title representing royalty (printed in reddish brown on paper - very flimsy) / No rules / No wrapper
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<B>1800-1820  Ladies & Gentlemen Cards - probably Twelve Night 1820
1800-1820 Ladies & Gentlemen Cards - probably Twelve Night
Stock #: MIS570
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A set of 10 cards probably for entertainment at Twelfth Night Celebrations
For the Lady
“A man of high birth and wealth you shall marry And a title to boot so dear Miss do not tarry
And for the Gentleman
“A Virgin that’s old and thin in her shape – The stars have decreed to be your wedded mate
The Christmas season in the Georgian era, was still based on the Twelfth Night festival running from Christmas eve to the twelfth day after. It was a season of entertainment, delightful excitment and merry-making.
In the late 18th century to early 19th century Twelfth Night celebrations were at the height of their popularity. Twelfth Night celebrations were based on the Medieval tradition of disguise, elaborate display and role reversal led by an elected master of ceremonies

Twelve Night Cards - Condition - Cards are good - no rules or box

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<B>c1889 - Banco or Judge and Jury - 1889
c1889 - Banco or Judge and Jury - "A New and Amusing Round Game" by Woolley
Stock #: MIS211
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The cards are black and white with Christmassy backs, and depict a famiy playing games - possibly at twelfth night.
This is an unusually game by Woolley, a printer of playing cards, card games and board games in the 1880/90s. It was published in 1889 and sold for (8/- per dozen - trade).

Banco - Condition – Complete / cards are good - no damage - just light use / Rules photocopy / No box

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