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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1896,0501.724.1-39

  • Description

    Complete piquet pack of 32 playing-cards for cartomancy (Etteilla), plus seven extra cards
    Hand-coloured etching
    Backs plain
    In pasteboard case

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 87 millimetres
    • Width: 56 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Each card has in its centre a representation of a smaller card surrounded by various words and numbers. The pack has seven extra cards, five of contain "Instruction pour la manière de tirer les cartes"; another an advertisement of Mme. Gueffier's publications, and the seventh is "No. 1 Etteilla ou le Questionant".
  • Curator's comments

    This pack is simlar to 1896,0501.709.

  • Bibliography

    • Schreiber French 57 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Playing-cards Schreiber F.57)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1896

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1896,0501.724.1-39

Complete piquet pack of 32 playing-cards for cartomancy (Etteilla), plus seven extra cards <br/>Hand-coloured etching<br/>Backs plain<br/>In pasteboard case

Complete piquet pack of 32 playing-cards for cartomancy (Etteilla), plus seven extra cards
Hand-coloured etching
Backs plain
In pasteboard case

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