Brotherton, 1789-1840

Brotherton, 1789-1840

Brotherton is recorded as operating at 13 Little Britain (London) from 1789-1840. In 1851 his factory was burnt down. Brotherton was also in partnership with Robert Whitaker from c.1828-1860.

Above: standard single-ended English playing cards manufactured by Brotherton with 'Garter' Ace of Spades and traditional woodblock and stencil courts, c.1820s. The court cards are very similar to those of other manufacturers of the time, e.g. Hardy.

Last Updated August 03, 2015 at 10:46am


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