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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1896,0501.83

  • Description

    Cucu pack without suits: complete pack of 38 playing-cards, plus the lettered title card "Nuovo e diletevole Giuoco del Chuchu o Giuocco del Matto. In Bologna all Insegna dell' Aquila".
    Hand-coloured woodcut
    Backs printed with a draped standing figure in black, and "All' Aquila".

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 97 millimetres
    • Width: 50 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        No. 1's are lettered "Angelo Dallacasa all'Aquila".
  • Curator's comments

    The "Mascherone" card has an Italian duty stamp.

  • Bibliography

    • Schreiber Italian 131 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Playing-cards Schreiber I.131)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1896

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1896,0501.83

Cucu pack without suits: complete pack of 38 playing-cards, plus the lettered title card "Nuovo e diletevole Giuoco del Chuchu o Giuocco del Matto. In Bologna all Insegna dell' Aquila". Hand-coloured woodcut Backs printed with a draped standing figure in black, and "All' Aquila".

Cucu pack without suits: complete pack of 38 playing-cards, plus the lettered title card "Nuovo e diletevole Giuoco del Chuchu o Giuocco del Matto. In Bologna all Insegna dell' Aquila". Hand-coloured woodcut Backs printed with a draped standing figure in black, and "All' Aquila".

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