Cries Of London Playing Cards
The latest addition to my collection, these Cries Of London Playing Cards were sent through the mail by one of the readers. Dating from the end of the nineteenth century, the object of the game was to collect all the words that make up each of the traders’ cries, which would have been familiar to original players, and those sets with the longest cry had the greatest value. Judging from the worn corners of these cards, they have given plenty of amusement over the years.
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