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[Latin instruction cards]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

[Latin instruction cards]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

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Other Creator: Cary, Melbert Brinckerhoff, 1892-1941
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Date: [ca. 1650]
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Description:
Suit System: grapes, shields, quatrefoils, marigolds
Type: Original Design
Process: Engraving
Back: Plain
Borders: Square
Corners: Square
Stance of Court Cards: Single Figure
Composition of Deck: 39 of 52 [A, K, Q, J, 10-2], lacking ace of marigolds; jack of shields; king of quatrefoils, queen of marigolds; 6, 2 of grapes; 10, 9, 2 of shields; 7, 3 of quatrefoils; 10, 6 of marigolds.
Court Cards: Ks (except king of marigolds), Qs seated.
Notes and References: A single French suit sign appears at the bottom of each card. The cards are intended to provide instruction in Latin. Pips are incorporated into the design of each card. D. Hoffmann 1973, fig. 71a; Lady Schreiber 1892, I, 12.
Physical Description:
96 x 60 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 11534499
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