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[German deck]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

[German deck]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

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Other Creator: Cary, Melbert Brinckerhoff, 1892-1941
Date: circa 1785
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Description:
Suit System: French
Type: Animal Tarock
Stance of Court Cards: Single Figure
Process: Block and stencil
Back: mottled, pink
Borders: Square
Corners: Square
Composition of Deck: 43 of 78 [A, K, Q, C, J, 10-2, trumps I-XXI, Fool], lacking AH; K, QS, K-JD; Q, JC; 8, 3S; 5, 2H; 10, 3C, trumps II-VI, VII-XXI, Fool.
CourtCards: JS with leaping dog; KH with orb, sword, crowned eagle; KC holds sceptre.
Aces: AS was made by eradicating two of the pips on the 3S.
Trumps: Single figure trumps.
Notes and References: Albertina 1974, pp. 141-142, 203-204, nos. 78, 79, 146, 147.
Physical Description:
106 x 56 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 10668005
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