Hurry-Up Misfitz

Hurry-Up Misfitz

Faulkner's “Hurry-Up Misfitz” game, with some of the finest card illustrations depicting vintage methods of transportation, was designed by George Lambert, c.1907. The game consists of 72 cards; namely 24 pictures cut into three parts, the aim of the game being to complete the pictures.  To read the rules click here

Above: the box and 24 sets of three cards from Faulkner's “Hurry-Up Misfitz” game, designed by George lambert, c.1907. All images courtesy Rex Pitts.

George Lambert was born in Russia in 1873 and came to England in 1878. He went to Australia in 1893 and studied at the Sydney School of Art, where he won a scholarship to Paris. He taught at the London School of Art in 1910 and returned to Australia in 1928 having been elected ARA in 1922. He died on 29th of May in 1930. He contributed illustrations to: The Graphic 1887–88; The Strand Magazine 1891; The English Illustrated Magazine 1893–94, as well as work for Faulkner. He died in 1930.   From “The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists”.

Last Updated April 05, 2019 at 06:06pm


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