Braille playing cards

Card, Playing

Accession Number: 2000.71

Description: Fifty-four playing cards are in a blue box with removable lid. A label on the top of the box has "Plastic Faced" printed on it. The backs of the cards are blue and white with an intricate design. The upper left and lower right corners on the front of each card are embossed with braille to indicate the number and suit. Printed on the ace of spades is "Waddingtons Playing Card Co. Ltd. Leeds And London." Includes a booklet in braille.

Date Made: ca. 1940

Place of Origin: London, Great Britain

Subjects: Blind. Games. Playing cards. Recreation.

Dimension Notes: 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. box ; 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. card

Made: Waddingtons Playing Card Company

Material: Cardboard box ; card stock.

Updated: 01/05/2017