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Card deck:Chinese Art Treasures Souvenir Playing Cards

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play

Playing cards were initially developed in the Western world soon after the invention of printing, around the 15th century. Before that, they were made by hand. The deck of cards persevered through the years, as new games and new ways to play with them evolved too.

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  • Title: Card deck:Chinese Art Treasures Souvenir Playing Cards
  • Subject Keywords: card deck, souvenir, Chinese
  • Type: Card Games
  • Medium: printed cardstock, cardboard
  • Object ID: 112.7371
  • Credit Line: Gift of Philip E. Orbanes

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