The firm of Thomas Woolley lasted for many years from 1836-1904 in several different guises.
“Crickette” card game manufactured by Woolley & Co., London, c.1890.
“Funny Families” card game manufactured by Woolley & Co, 1890s.
Reproduction of Richard Blome’s Heraldic playing cards, 1684, presented to lady guests at WCMPC Summer Meeting in 1888.
‘Oosehe’ animal card game published by Woolley & Co, c.1900.
Roberts Brothers Ltd, Gloucester (Glevum Brand) ‘Old Maid’ card game, 1920s
“Sefite” card game, Woolley & Co,. Ltd, London, c.1905
‘Cries of London Snap’ by Woolley & Co Ltd, c.1905 with cheerful figures of street vendors.
Hand-drawn transformation cards, c.1880
“Tut=Tut; or a Run in a Motor Car” published by Woolley & Co Ltd, early 1900s
Woolley & Co: “Eureka” playing cards with rounded corners, small index pips and decorative back design, c.1880-1885
Woolley & Co produced a range of different quality playing cards, and these “Second Harrys” are towards the cheaper end of the range.