An 18th century caricature of a game seller showing some of his wares, tools and raw materials, such as the elephant tusk for ivory game pieces.
History of Playing Card Printing
History of board game printing
An illustration of a man making a chess board and chess pieces being turned on a simple bow-powered lathe from Alphono X's "Book of Games" circa 1280 A.D.
Backgammon boards being constructed and pieces being turned on a simple lathe again from Alphonso X's "Book of Games".
Dice being hand cut, and shaped, and the pips being drilled with a simple hand-pumped drill, Alphonso X's "Book of Games"
Workers working with bones a dice maker's shop by by J. Amman, in the 16th Century, Manners, Custom and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period
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