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Creator Role

creator; illustrator; publisher

Description

American Bicentennial Historical Playing Card Deck, made by U.S. Games Systems. Includes deck of cards (3948 A), booklet (3948 B), and two-piece box (3948 C) with text, etc. This object is a small red book with seal of the United States of America on the front cover. On the back of the book, there are four images of prominent figures from American history including: Ulysses S. Grant, George Washington and others. created by Stuart R. Kaplan (1932-present), illustrated by Douglas Gorsline (American, 1913'1985), published by U.S. Games Systems, Inc. (American, 1968-present)

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1974

Measurement

4 1/2 X 3 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper; mass produduction

Inscription

recto, top center: "The American Historical/ Playing Card Deck"

Work Type

collective biography

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

See objects #3948A-C

ID

3948

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

The American Historical Playing Card Deck

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