"19th Century 'world Creation' Playing Cards"Card game entitled "Fifth Set of Historical Cards, Holy History, Creation of the World. Game in perfect condition 48 cards with the original box. Card Size: 10.5 cm X 7 cm Very old educational card game. 48 paper cards with engravings and short descriptions of the history of great biblical figures found in the writing of the Old Testament. Biographies from the Holy Bible. The top of each card contains the name of a biblical character and below in a circle is a portrait of the named person. The lower part of the map is occupied by a biographical of their place in the biblical literature. The reverse is white. The images are woodcuts designed as a historical teaching game for young people and the public. It was manufactured as part of a series of educational games in the 18th / 19th century by Eduoard Jouy and published by Vanackers of Lilleseveral. Suggestions are made as to the age of this series, most estimates near the beginning of the nineteenth century.