The New and Diverting Game of Alice in Wonderland consisting of Forty-Eight Pictorial Cards Depicting the most famous characters and scenes in the above work. Adapted, drawn in fac-simile, and elaborately rendered in colours. From Sir John Tenniel's Original Designs By Miss E. Gertrude Thomson [Deck of Cards]. Card Came, E. Gertrude Thomson, Lewis Carroll, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
The New and Diverting Game of Alice in Wonderland consisting of Forty-Eight Pictorial Cards Depicting the most famous characters and scenes in the above work. Adapted, drawn in fac-simile, and elaborately rendered in colours. From Sir John Tenniel's Original Designs By Miss E. Gertrude Thomson [Deck of Cards]
The New and Diverting Game of Alice in Wonderland consisting of Forty-Eight Pictorial Cards Depicting the most famous characters and scenes in the above work. Adapted, drawn in fac-simile, and elaborately rendered in colours. From Sir John Tenniel's Original Designs By Miss E. Gertrude Thomson [Deck of Cards]

The New and Diverting Game of Alice in Wonderland consisting of Forty-Eight Pictorial Cards Depicting the most famous characters and scenes in the above work. Adapted, drawn in fac-simile, and elaborately rendered in colours. From Sir John Tenniel's Original Designs By Miss E. Gertrude Thomson [Deck of Cards]

London: Thomas De La Rue & Co., Ltd.; H. P. Gibson & Sons, Ltd, No date, circa 1918, with "Manufacturers to His Majesty" 48 cards [9 cm x 6.5 cm], each illustrated in colour on one side, and housed in the original two-piece sliding box with the "Rules" brochure. Complete, all 48 cards are present. Splits to the top inch of the outer slip case and the bottom piece has been professionally repaired. Several splits to inner box as well. Overall a very good example. Near fine. Item #58080

The pictorial game of "Alice in Wonderland" from the original designs. The Victoria and Albert Museum dates the set to 1918, and characterizes the deck as "an early example of character merchandising." A scarce survivor.

Price: $750.00