Playing cards; A.D. Willis, Ltd; ca late 19th century; KMBS 0478.1

Name/Title

Playing cards

About this object

One set of "PIT" cards with tiki and branch motif on cards. Cards are inside original box and with an instruction sheet.

Maker

A.D. Willis, Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

ca late 19th century

Period

19th century

Place Made

Wanganui, New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Card
Paper

Inscription and Marks

Printed on front of packet: "NEW ZEALAND PLAYING CARDS / THE / LATEST CRAZE
/ PIT / THE / GREAT GAME / MANUFACTURED BY / A.D. WILLIS, LTD. / WANGANUI"

Printed on the back of packet: "THE GREAT / NEW CARD GAME / PIT / EXCITING FUN FOR / EVERYONE / LEARNED IN TWO / MINUTES"

Printed on side: "ROUND CORNERED & ENAMELLED"

Printed on top: "WILLIS'S PLAYING CARDS'

Measurements

H x W x D box - 90 x 65 x 25 mm

Object Type

Playing cards

Object number

KMBS 0478.1

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