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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1896,0501.1387

  • Description

    One of two uncut fragmentary sheets (the other is 1896,0501.1386) containing four playing-cards, all repetitions of the knave of hearts and knave of diamonds.
    Hand-coloured woodcut
    c.1590

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1590 (c)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 198 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 127 millimetres (sheet)
    • Height: 92 millimetres (individual card)
    • Width: 54 millimetres (individual card)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        The cards bear the names "Capitaine Felix" and "Siprich Romam" (?Scipio), and have the monogram HH in a shield.
  • Curator's comments

    These cards are of Flemish pattern.

  • Bibliography

    • Schreiber I, pl. 139 bibliographic details
    • Schreiber Sheets Uncertain 1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Playing-cards Schreiber Sheets Uncertain 1)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1896

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1896,0501.1387

One of two uncut fragmentary sheets (the other is 1896,0501.1386) containing four playing-cards, all repetitions of the knave of hearts and knave of diamonds.  Hand-coloured woodcut  16th Century

One of two uncut fragmentary sheets (the other is 1896,0501.1386) containing four playing-cards, all repetitions of the knave of hearts and knave of diamonds. Hand-coloured woodcut 16th Century

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