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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour process engravings

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs A. Joan Wood

  • Museum number:

    E.1408-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 98, shelf B, box 1

Physical description

37 cards with with portraits of the sovereigns of Great Britain from William I to Edward VII.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

early 20th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour process engravings

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with names of sovereigns etc. and on the backs with publisher's advertisement

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm each card, Width: 6.4 cm each card

Object history note

An earlier example of this type of educational card game, dated ca.1840, is in the Department of Prints and Drawings, E.1810-1954.

Descriptive line

Cards (37 from a pack of 38) with portraits of the sovereigns of Great Britain from William I to Edward VII. Colour process engravings, Britain, early 20th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Process engraving

Subjects depicted

Queens; Kings

Categories

Prints; Games; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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