Niagara Falls Souvenir Playing Cards copyrighted 1901 by the Niagara Playing Card Company, Buffalo NY. Cards have beautiful historic panoramic views of the falls, sister islands, whirlpool rapids & many others with a bas-relief effect panel of an indian brave on horseback hunting an American bison on the backs, in either grey/blue or mauve.
An extra card states that the views include Lake Erie to Lake Ontario from both the American and Canadian sides.
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I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.
Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.
Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.
I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.
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