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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour process engravings

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs A. Joan Wood

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


early 20th century (printed)



Materials and Techniques

Colour process engravings

Marks and inscriptions

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


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.


Process engraving

Subjects depicted

Queens; Kings


Prints; Games; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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