Edith L. Joy, GB189322855A

Edith A. Joy, GB189322855A.

Image credit: Joy, E.A. (1893)

On December 30, 1893, Edith A. Joy, a lady from Stamford, Lincolnshire, was awarded a patent for developing a novel card game. The game enabled players to test their knowledge of poetry, as each card had verses from a distinctive poet printed on its face.

Date of Application: 28 November 1893

Date of Issuance: 30 December 1893

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Francesca Chiaradia
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PhD Student in Economics

My research interests include information economics, law and economics, economics of innovation.