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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0511.44.1-21

  • Description

    A set of 21 playing-cards with 9 picture cards with various illustrations such as a harlequin, soldier, and boar. The only suit is that of fleur-de-lis of which there are 12 cards. Some of the picture cards have their titles at the top right. The ace bears a blue duty stamp and a pink collector's mark.

    Etching
    Backs printed with a pattern of pink dots forming a design of abstract bows in diagonal lines
    Early 19th Century

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • Early 19thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 88 millimetres
    • Width: 60 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Seven of the picture cards have their title printed at the top right. The legible part of the collector's mark reads "A. Bomann, Stockholm"
  • Curator's comments

    There is a similar pack numbered 1904,0511.43

  • Location

    Not on display (Playing-cards Additional)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1904

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1904,0511.44.1-21

  • Additional IDs

    • Swed. 2
A set of  21 playing-cards with 9 picture cards with various illustrations such as a harlequin, soldier, and boar. The only suit is that of fleur-de-lis of which there are 12 cards. Some of the picture cards have their titles at the top right. The ace bears a blue duty stamp and a pink collector's mark.    Etching  Backs printed with a pattern of pink dots forming a design of abstract bows in diagonal lines  Early 19th Century

A set of 21 playing-cards with 9 picture cards with various illustrations such as a harlequin, soldier, and boar. The only suit is that of fleur-de-lis of which there are 12 cards. Some of the picture cards have their titles at the top right. The ace bears a blue duty stamp and a pink collector's mark. Etching Backs printed with a pattern of pink dots forming a design of abstract bows in diagonal lines Early 19th Century

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