Hand-drawn playing cards

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Hand-drawn playing cards

 

 

Title:
Hand-drawn playing cards
Collection Name:
Albert Field Collection of Playing Cards
Format:
playing cards; prints
Place of Origin:
Germany
Date:
18th century
Physical Description:
38 cards mounted : pen, ink, and color with cut-out technique ; individual card 88 x 57 mm
Note (Non date):
Physical details: 14 cards missing ; Hand drawn with pen, ink, and color, and cut out to expose fabric beneath to represent the clothing on the court cards and all the pipsCard deck type: Nonstandard deckCard suit type: French suitsField's classification: Art, X (Art)
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Digital Project:
Albert Field Collection of Playing Cards
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D82R58BX