Forensic Fashion
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>>1881 Anglo-Am. gambler
Subject: gambler as shootist/gunslinger
Culture: Western Anglo-American
Setting: American West late 19th-early 20thc.
Object: playing cards and accessories

* United States Playing Card Company
event photos​

​* Fort Worth Museum of Science and History > Cattle Raisers Museum
"PLAYING CARDS, 1868  Linen, paper, ink
Pharo was a French gambling game that was very popular in the United States in the 19th century.  It was the most widespread and favored gambling game played in almost every gambling hall in the American West from the mid 1800s to early 1900s." ...

"DICE (reproduction)  Wood"  ...