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Published September 14, 2013 Updated July 31, 2022

Quits

Jaques' Quits card game, c.1880-85, with portraits of monarchs inside suit symbols in red, blue and yellow, designed to assist in the education of school children in British history.

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Jaques' Games established 1795

Jaques' Quits card game, c.1880-85, with portraits of monarchs inside suit symbols in red, blue and yellow, designed to assist the education of school children in British history, Parliament, the Catholics and Protestants, etc.

Jaques' Quits, c.1885
Jaques' Quits, c.1885

Above: cards from Jaques' Quits, c.1880-85. 87 cards + 2 extra cards. The backs of the card are a plain pink colour. Images courtesy Dan Dragojevich.

Right: extra cards and reverse (Click to zoom).

See also:   The London Post   Kingdoms of Europe   Counties of England   Jaques' Happy Families   Proverbs and Maxims   Jack-of-all-Trades   Cartes Questions-Devinettes

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