15 stars and eagle, ace of spades playing card, A. Whitney & Co., Boston, Mass., ca. 1790

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-295786

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Description

The ace of spades playing card has an eagle image within an oval frame. The text on the oval reads "Use but don't abuse me, evil be to him that evil thinks."

Details

Descriptive Terms

stars
card games (physical activities)
playing cards

Physical Description

1 playing card : illustration ; 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.08.TMP.030

Image Dimensions

3 1/4 x 2 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Amos Whitney & Co. (Publisher)

Material Type

playing cards

Subjects

Eagles

Accruals Note

There is a catalog record for this card in the Cary Playing Cards Database, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University. http://brbl-legacy.library.yale.edu/carycards/SearchExecCARY.asp

Description Level

Item