WCMPC Collection Acquisition No. 316

Hanafuda Cards by Tamada, Kyoto, 1893

Description from John Berry, "Playing Cards of the World" :

A typical set with 12 'suits' of 4 cards one for each month.
Typical flowers - always the same ones - are chosen for each month
Scale: width 34mm, 48+3 complete

January Pine
February Plum
March Cherry
April Wisteria
May Iris
June Peony
July Clover
August Eularia
September Chrysanth.
October Maple
November Willow
December Paulownia
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