print / playing-card
One of two uncut fragmentary sheets (the other is 1896,0501.1147) of which each contains fifteen playing-cards or portions of cards with fancy German suits: bells, acorns, birds and flowers.
- Published in: Frankfurt
- (Europe,Germany,Brandenburg,Frankfurt (district))
- Height: 142 millimetres (sheet)
- Width: 200 millimetres (sheet)
- Height: 53 millimetres (individual card)
- Width: 37 millimetres (individual card)
Inscription ContentThe 3 of flowers has the initials H. H. and a shield charged with two hooks in saltire over a heart. The deuce has the name Heinrich Hauck.
1896,0501.1159 and 1896,0501.1147 (which fits beneath it) should be compared with a larger fragment of a sheet in the Yale University Library, which was printed from the same block:
http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3834937 (informations supplied by Tor Gjerde, email, July 2015).
Not on display (Playing-cards Schreiber Sheets German 39)
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Object reference number: PPA242135
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