Condition: Great

House of Cards (Small) | Original Set of 54 playing-size cards | Pre-Computer Game Promoting Creativity and Inventiveness | designed by Charles Eames | 1952

As noted by Charles Eames, “Toys are not really as innocent as they look.  Toys and games are preludes to serious ideas.”

The Eames designed the original House of Cards in 1952 and made in West Germany, with revisions in 1961 and 1999 showing the evolution of this collaborative teaching tool. Exemplifying familiar and nostalgic objects from the animal, mineral and vegetable kingdoms. 54 colorful cards, so slotted (six slots allowing the images  as to form a fascinating construction toy). The design of each card is different. All are bright, Enclosed are illustrations of possible constructions and instructions diagrams, a collection rich in color and form to delight adults and children everywhere. The House of Cards can be assembled together to form fantastic structures both large and small. Dimensions: 3.75” x 2.25”.

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