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Carving Cards

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

Carving Cards

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

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Date: [ca. 1680]
Publisher: Joseph Moxon, at the sign of the Atlas, London
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Type of Resource:
Description:
Suit System: French
Type: Original Design
Process: Engraving
Back: Plain
Borders: Square, Decorative
Corners: Square
Composition of Deck: 35 of 52 [A, K, Q, J, 10-2], lacking AD, K-JD, 10S, 4-2H, 10-2D
Aces: As indicated by "I"; AS: Tart; AH: Calves head; AC: Side of Green fish.
Court Cards: Courts are head and shoulder portraits; K-JS: Venison Pasty, Red Deer Pie, Minc;d Pie; K-JH: Sr.Loyn of Beef, Hanch of Venison, Gammon of Beacon; K-JC:Pickle Herring, Salmon, Pyke.
Pipcards and Jokers: Pip cards numbered X-II; 9-2S: Turkey Pie, Lamb Pie, Pidgeon Pie, Lomber Pie, Potato Pie, Hare Pie, Coney Pie, Tongue Pie; H:Sholder of Mutton, Ribbs of Beef, Loyn of Veal, Breast of Veal, Sholder of Veal, Fore Quarter of Lamb; C: Cods head, Lobster, Sturgeon, Mackrel, Soal, Trout, Turbet, Carp, Tench.
Taxation: Stamp on AS, red: [filigree and crown] VI Pence.
Notes and References: J.Kaiser 1960, p.16, fig.3e; S.Mann 1966, p.145; Lady Schreiber 1892, I, 9, plates 81-84
Physical Description:
89 x 56 mm.
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 11534426
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