Botany Quartetts

A teaching game in slip case labelled “Games of Quartetts No. XII. Compiled expressly for the Instruction and Amusement of Youth. Botany: Distribution of Plants. London. Houlston and Wright, Paternoster Row. Liverpool. Henry Greenwood, Castle Street. 72 cards 1s.6d.” There are no illustrations. See the Rules

Botany card game published by Houlston and Wright & Henry Greenwood, c.1860
Botany card game published by Houlston and Wright & Henry Greenwood, c.1860 Botany card game published by Houlston and Wright & Henry Greenwood, c.1860

Above: Botany card game published by Houlston and Wright & Henry Greenwood. 72 cards in patterned card box with a printed paper label, c.1860. From the collection of Becky Bevan.

Houlston and Wright & Henry Greenwood published a number of educational card games like this one during the mid-19th century.

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