The Great Mogul.
Engraving. 114 x 89mm. 4½ x 3½". Trimmed,
Heavily trimmed outer wrapper of playing cards - This particular wrapper "THE GREAT MOGUL" - SUCCrs. TO MATTw. GIBSON, Superfine Cards Made by Josh. Hunt & Son, Card Makers to his Majesty No.58 Mortimer Street, LONDON. " - central graphic pain of a Great Mogul within a border featuring the four suit signs. This motif was also used by Hall and Bancks in 1823 and again by Reynolds & Son. in 1830.
[Ref: 17407] £160.00