Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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playing cards (35 cards)
  • Philadelphia Card Manufactory
  • playing cards (35 cards), date unknown
  • Where object was made: United States
  • Gift of Mrs. W. H. Sears
  • Not on display
  • 1930.0031
Description

Deck of 35 playing cards. No numbers on face. Ace of spades has eagle carrying ribbon with makers name. Rays above eagle with 15 stars, and maker's address. From ribbon hangs shield with pip. Below shield is "Samuel Hart and C. 560 Broadway, N York." Face cards show complete figure instead of bust reversed. Back of card has figure of liberty with sword and eagle with "Liberty For Ever."