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Feine Deutsche Karten

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

Feine Deutsche Karten

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

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Other Creator: Cary, Melbert Brinckerhoff, 1892-1941
Date: circa 1800
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Description:
Suit System: German
Type: Original Design
Stance of Court Cards: Single Figure
Process: Block and stencil.
Back: zigzag line, blue
Borders: Square, Double
Corners: Square
Composition of Deck: 36 [D, K, O, U, 10-6].
Court Cards: Ks are seated; OH holds three-cornered hat; UH smokes long pipe; OB takes snuff; UB holds bird in the right hand; UA holds bottle and glass; UL is completely enclosed in a cloak.
Packaging: Wrapper: Feine / Deutsche-karten/ Fabricirt bey / J. F. Grassau / in Braunschweig.
Aces: Naked figures on aces.
Pipcards and Jokers: 10s indicated by "X"; 10, 9H with 4 and 3 blue pips; naked figure in vignettes.
Notes and References: S. Mann 1966, pp. 87-88.
Physical Description:
97 x 57 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 15959384
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