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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1896,0501.811

  • Description

    Incomplete Cambio pack with 37 of 42 playing-cards
    Uncoloured etching
    Backs printed with a pattern of pink dots

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 86 millimetres
    • Width: 57 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        On the "Hussar" are the initials I. B. N.
  • Curator's comments

    The missing cards are Nos. 3, 5, and 12 of one set, and the harlequins of both. There are two duty stamps on one of the aces.

  • Bibliography

    • Schreiber Swedish 1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Playing-cards Schreiber Swedish 1)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1896

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1896,0501.811

Incomplete Cambio pack with 37 of  42 playing-cards  Uncoloured etching  Backs printed with a pattern of pink dots

Incomplete Cambio pack with 37 of 42 playing-cards Uncoloured etching Backs printed with a pattern of pink dots

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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