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Rye House Plot

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

Rye House Plot

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

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Date: [ca. 1684]
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Description:
Suit System: grapes, shields, quatrefoils, marigolds
Type: Historical
Process: Engraving
Back: Plain
Borders: Square
Corners: Square
Composition of Deck: 40 of 52 [A, K, Q, J, 10-2], lacking AC; KS, KC; 9, 3S; 7, 6, 4H; 10, 8, 3D; 10C.
Aces: As indicated by "I".
Court Cards: K: King; Q: Queen; J: Knave.
Pipcards and Jokers: Pip cards numbered X-II.
Notes and References: S. Mann 1966, p. 154; W. Willshire 1876, pp. 257-259. The cards were cut unevenly.
Many versos are blank, some have notations.
Physical Description:
89 x 53 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 11534817
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