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Toby’s Family Playing Cards

Toby’s Family Playing Cards published by G. Heath Robinson & J. Birch Ltd, London, are a spin-off from the illustrated children’s magazine “Toby” which was published during the 1920s, based on Punch & Judy. (G. Heath Robinson was the younger brother of W. Heath Robinson). The object of the game is to complete the largest number of sets, as explained in the Rules

Box from “Toby’s Family Playing Cards” published by G. Heath Robinson & J. Birch Ltd, London, 1920s

Above: the box, front & back.

“Toby’s Family Playing Cards” published by G. Heath Robinson & J. Birch Ltd, London, 1920s

Above: “Toby’s Family Playing Cards” published by G. Heath Robinson & J. Birch Ltd, London, 1920s. Images courtesy Rex Pitts.

REFERENCES and CREDITS

Hayter, John: Toby’s Family Playing Cards, Newsletter of the English Playing Card Society, October 2004, p.108.

All images courtesy Rex Pitts..

Reverse from “Toby’s Family Playing Cards” published by G. Heath Robinson & J. Birch Ltd, London, 1920s
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