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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1896,0501.592.1-78

  • Description

    Tarot pack: complete pack of 78 playing-cards
    Hand-coloured woodcut
    Backs printed in black with a pattern of ermine spots
    18th Century

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 18thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 122 millimetres
    • Width: 65 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        On the 2 of coins is "Faict a Lyon par Jean Dodali", and on the 2 of cups is "Jean Dodal" in large characters. The words "F.P. Le Trange" (fait pour l'etranger) appear on all the four knights, and also on the knave of clubs and Nos. XI and XXI of the atouts. The names of the atouts are very ignorantly spelled.
  • Bibliography

    • Schreiber French 5 bibliographic details
    • Schreiber II, pl. 4 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Playing-cards Schreiber F.5)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1896

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1896,0501.592.1-78

Tarot pack: complete pack of 78 playing-cards for Jeux de Tarots  Hand-coloured woodcut  Backs printed in black with a pattern of ermine spots  18th Century

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Tarot pack: complete pack of 78 playing-cards for Jeux de Tarots Hand-coloured woodcut Backs printed in black with a pattern of ermine spots 18th Century

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