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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1882,0211.89-166

  • Description

    Complete tarot pack of 78 playing-cards

    Hand-coloured lithograph
    Backs blue with a diagonal pattern printed in black of dotted lines forming diamonds, each with a dot in the middle
    19th Century

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 19thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 115 millimetres
    • Width: 63 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered on the 2 of coins is "Fabriquees Par Gassmann, Cartier A Geneve.". In the centre of the 4 of coins is the initial R. Each card bears a title.
  • Location

    Not on display (Playing-cards Additional)

  • Acquisition date

    1882

  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased from Mr Joseph Crozier of Bedford Street, Covent Garden, for 10s 6d

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1882,0211.89-166

Tarot pack: complete pack of 78 playing-cards    Hand-coloured lithograph  Backs blue with a diagonal pattern printed in black of dotted lines forming diamonds, each with a dot in the middle  19th Century

Tarot pack: complete pack of 78 playing-cards Hand-coloured lithograph Backs blue with a diagonal pattern printed in black of dotted lines forming diamonds, each with a dot in the middle 19th Century

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