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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Lawrence, Cohen & Co. 4
Names
card 16
Subjects
shields 11 branches 5 flower 37 Diamond 223 Leaf 76 White 64 olive 6 stripes 197 stars 36 Red 44 Union 4
Date:
May 29, 1862
Dimensions:
L: 3.5 in, width: 2.5 in
Inscription:
Printed on card: L.I. COHEN'S/PATENT/NATIONAL PLAYING CARDS/MANUFACTURED BY/LAWRENCE, COHEN & CO./No. 184 William Street,/NEW YORK./PATENTED MAY 29th. 1862
Remarks:
Title card for Civil war playing cards; white back printed with 4 Union shields with 6 red stripes, 7 white stripes and 13 white stars on a blue top, crossed olive branches below shield, leaf and flower vine down center, star with red dot in center, blue line with red diamond at each end across center, red inner and blue outer line borders.
Accession Number:
1.69.2562.1

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