Collections: In The Palm Of Your Hand

Dexterity puzzles - also known as palm puzzles, games of skill and hand-held games - have been a source of fascination for adults and children since the Nineteenth Century. Whether straightforward or tricky, dexterity puzzles are objects of popular culture, as reflections of history, as advertisements, illustrations and graphic design they are a rich and revealing world. In The Palm Of Your Hand features Barbara Levine's collection of dexterity puzzles from around the globe, dating from the earliest fads of the 1880's to the precursors of today's electronic hand-held games.
Find out more about Barbara's dexterity puzzles collection here.