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Identifier: chessplayingcard00culi
Title: Chess and playing cards
Year: 1898 (1890s)
Authors: Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929 United States National Museum University of Pennsylvania. University Museum
Subjects: Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) Chess Playing cards Games
Publisher: Washington
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress


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fromcards of which the Korean are survivals, at least from cards of thesame character and origin. These particular cards are shown ( Plate 17to illustrate the index marks on the ends of common occurrence n thecards of this type), which may be survivals of the numerals on theKorean cards (fig. 220). Mr. Cashing regards these numerals as likelyto have been derived from the cut cock feathers of the original arrows,Mr. Wilkinson, on the other hand, considers them to be modificationsof Chinese numerals. 1U. S.National Museum. : Korean Games, p. xxi. 3Cat. No. 6, Wilkinson collection. If lis. Arch., Univ. Penn. 922 REPORT OF NATIONAL MUSEUM, 1896. 80. Tseung-kwan PAL Playing-Cards.1 Kwangtung, ChiDa. Set of one hundred and twenty cards, comprising four packs of thirtycards, each containing nine cards, from one to nine, of the suits ofping, sok, and Jcun (a cakes, strings, and myriads), and threejokers: Pdkfd, Hungfri, and Lo ts^in (White Flower, Red Flower,and •< Old Thousand).

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Fig. 221. HINDU PLAYING-CARD (FISH AVATAR).Cat. No. 19135, Museum of Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania. 81. Hana-G-aruta. Flower Cards. Playing-Cards,2 Japan. Forty-eight cards with plain black backs, and faces bearing picturesof flowers in colors. Divided into twelve suits, which correspond withthe twelve months and receive the following names:3 1. Matsu, Pine. 2. Ume, Plum. 3. Sakura, Cherry. ( at. No. 169334, U.S.N.M. Gift of Stewart Culin. These cards were purchased ina Chinese shop in Washington, D. C, and are the kind used by the Chinese laborersin the United States. It maybe remarked that they are chiefly sold in this countryfor use as markers in the game of Fan Vein. Card-playing is very uncommon amongthe immigrants, and seldom if ever practiced except at the season of the New Year. - Cat. Xo. 150828, U.S.N.M. Gift of Mrs. J. K. Van Rensselaer. ! Comprising the favorite flowers of Japan, which have been so arranged, accord-ing to their time of blooming, as to form a flor


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bookid:chessplayingcard00culi bookyear:1898 bookdecade:1890 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Culin__Stewart__1858_1929 bookauthor:United_States_National_Museum bookauthor:University_of_Pennsylvania__University_Museum booksubject:Cotton_States_Exposition__1895___Atlanta__Ga__ booksubject:Chess booksubject:Playing_cards booksubject:Games bookpublisher:Washington bookcontributor:The_Library_of_Congress booksponsor:The_Library_of_Congress bookleafnumber:365 bookcollection:library_of_congress bookcollection:americana

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