Selected images from a set of transparent playing cards.
When held to a light source, an image with a proverb can be seen.
Unknown maker, but likely US, circa 1870.
See all cards here: beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/getSETS.asp?ITEM=2039620
The exhibition gallery and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.
Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.