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Jaques has invented some of the worlds most loved and popular games, including Snakes and Ladders, Happy Families and Tiddledy Winks.
It is of no surprise that the company that invented Happy Families has been passed down, father to son, for seven generations.
The distinctive illustrations that adorn a packet of Jaques Happy Families were drawn by Sir John Tenniel, famously chief cartoonist at Punch and illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.
Pachisi, a precursor of Jaques Ludo, was played by the Mughal emperors of India using costumed dancers instead of pieces.
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Happy Families Playing Cards

Product Code: 85560

Availability: In stock

Jaques Happy Families playing cards consist of a pack of high quality matte laminated cards with the original designs lovingly recreated for your playing pleasure.

Happy Families was invented by Jaques in the 1880's and consist of a set of playing cards featuring illustrations of fictional families of four. There are 12 families giving a total number of cards of 48.

Happy Families famous illustrations were created by Sir John Tenniel, chief illustrator of Punch magazine and the original artist for Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland. The instantly recognisable faces of Mr Grits the Grocer, Mr Bun the Baker and all the other families have made Happy Families into a worldwide success.

Happy Families is easily played by people of all ages. These vividly imagined characters are still selling strong now more than a hundred years later.

Happy Families Playing Cards: 8.5cm x 5.5cm
Happy Families Playing Cards in Pack: 9cm x 6cm x 1.5cm

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