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Three Girls Play Battledore and Shuttlecock in a Summer Garden Giclee Print
Battledore and Shuttlecock Play
Victorian illustration of game 'Battledore and shuttlecock', an ancestor of badminton
Antique Victorian Game by ohiopicker on Etsy, $68.00
Victorian parlour games for today
Antique Brass Badminton Shuttlecock Pendant Necklace. $12.00, via Etsy.
Tiddlywinks - The game began as an adult parlour game in Victorian England. - Harris Bethel
RARE JAQUES PARACHUTE TOP VICTORIAN GAME Circa 1850s
Antique Victorian Carpet balls Used in the Victorian game of carpet bowls, made in brown stoneware or white earthenware coloured with starry, ringed, or flowery patterns.
+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Baroness Christine von Linden on her wedding day, May 13, 1898.
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Really, does it get any more delightful than a pair of card playing Victorian gals sporting top hats? I rather think not!
I would have to agree!
Lovely lace detailing