Two identical packs of  21 playing-cards each. Each pack has 9 double-ended picture cards with various illustrations such as a harlequin, soldier, bird, and wreath of flowers. The only suit is that of fleur-de-lis of which there are 12 cards to each pack.    Etching  Backs printed with a pattern of blue dots forming a design of abstract bows in diagonal lines  Early 19th Century

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1904,0511.43.1-42

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Two identical packs of 21 playing-cards each. Each pack has 9 double-ended picture cards with various illustrations such as a harlequin, soldier, bird, and wreath of flowers. The only suit is that of fleur-de-lis of which there are 12 cards to each pack. Etching Backs printed with a pattern of blue dots forming a design of abstract bows in diagonal lines Early 19th Century

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