John Jaques & Son (established in 1795) published a large range of popular parlour games, many of which have become classics.
Jaques’ Illustrated Proverbs, c.1885. The complete proverb is printed along the top of each card in the set.
Nap card games published by Multum in Parvo Ltd, London, c.1900
Picture Proverbs was a Victorian card game illustrating popular proverbs which were seen as words of wisdom.
Proverbs by Norvic Mill, 1920s.
Naipe Infantil Gauchito children’s miniature playing cards with Proverbs and Maxims on the reverse,
William Warter's Proverbial Cards, which carry illustrations of old English proverbs, were first published in 1698.