Example sentences for: jaques

How can you use “jaques” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This has been the tradition since 1851, the year in which the firm of John Jaques of Hatton Garden, London, commissioned John Tenniel, the Punch cartoonist and future illustrator of Lewis Carroll's Alice books, to design the eleven families of four members each in their highly successful and long-lived juvenile pastime.

  • A twelfth four-card family, drawn by Lewis Carroll's niece Irene Dodgson, who married John Jaques III, was included in the game during WWI and lasted till just after WWII.

  • The Jaques families were nearly all tradespeople, in mid-Victorian terms, and even the doctor was given the title Mr. to fit the format.

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