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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1896,0501.1147

  • Description

    One of two uncut fragmentary sheets (the other is 1896,0501.1159) of which each contains fifteen playing-cards or portions of cards with fancy German suits: bells, acorns, birds and flowers. 1585
    Woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1585
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 142 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 200 millimetres (sheet)
    • Height: 53 millimetres (individual card)
    • Width: 37 millimetres (individual card)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        The banner (ten) of flowers has the date, 1585.
  • Curator's comments

    See the related sheet, 1896,0501.1159 for further information.

  • Bibliography

    • Schreiber II. pl. 81 bibliographic details
    • Schreiber Sheets German 39 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Playing-cards Schreiber Sheets German 39)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1896

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1896,0501.1147

One of two uncut fragmentary sheets (the other is 1896,0501.1159) of which each contains fifteen playing-cards or portions of cards with fancy German suits: bells, acorns, birds and flowers.     Woodcut  1585

One of two uncut fragmentary sheets (the other is 1896,0501.1159) of which each contains fifteen playing-cards or portions of cards with fancy German suits: bells, acorns, birds and flowers. Woodcut 1585

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