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[Early 18th-century playing cards]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

[Early 18th-century playing cards]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

Call Number:
Date: 1720
Genre:
Type of Resource:
Description:
Suit System: French
Type: Original Design
Stance of Court Cards: Single Figure
Process: Block and stencil
Back: Plain
Borders: Square
Corners: Square
Composition of Deck: 49 of 52 [A, K, Q, J, 10-2], lacking AH, 5S, 6D
Aces: As indicated by "I".
Court Cards: K: King; Q:Queene; J:Knave; Ks, Qs with crowns.
Pipcards and Jokers: Pip cards numbered X-II.
Taxation: Stamp on AS, red: [crown] / VI Pence.
Notes and References: J.Kaiser 1960, p.16, figs.3d, e; Lady Schreiber 1892, I, *, plates 68-71; W.Willshire 1876, pp.239-240, no.182.
Physical Description:
85 X 57 mm., standard cards 20 x 14 cmm.
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 11530136
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