Note the worker holds a spade in Spades poster, Clubs on tomahawk war club and ornaments on indian's dress, Hearts pendant and ornaments on dress of women in Hearts poster. 808 milestone shown in all posters.
(Photos by Phelps Fullerton)
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Bicycle playing cards advertisement card. It also is a score card. Two cardboard wheels attached to the back of the card. Numbers printed on wheels so players can keep their scores by turning cardboard wheels. 1880's. Size is 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 ins.
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United States Playing Card Co. salesman’s sample foldout of Congress Playing Cards with gold edges. Circa 1904. Seventy-four different backs mounted on an accordion style salesman’s sample foldout. 60 x 7 ½ ins (open) - 7 ½ x 2 ¾ ins (folded).
1889 The Russell & Morgan Printing Co. calendar, Cincinnati, OH. Twelve sheets have a playing card from the Army and Navy decks of the period, as well as scenes depicting people playing cards. On the backs are written facts about the “Art of Printing” and what Russell & Morgan is capable of printing. 12 x 7 ½ ins.
United States Playing Card Co. salesman sample foldout of Bicycle playing cards. Circa 1905. Seventy-seven different Bicycle card backs mounted on an accordion style salesman sample foldout. 72 x 11 ½ ins (open) - 11 ½ x 2 ¾ ins (folded).