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Playing card

  • Place of origin:

    England (published)

  • Date:

    1820-8 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    T. J. & N. Creswick (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut, colour stencil, engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr A. V. Thais

  • Museum number:

    E.270:7-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 98, shelf A, box 3

Physical description

Playing cards.

Place of Origin

England (published)

Date

1820-8 (published)

Artist/maker

T. J. & N. Creswick (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut, colour stencil, engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered on the ace of Spades with the publisher's name, duty etc.

Dimensions

Height: 3.75 in, Width: 2.5 in

Descriptive line

Playing cards (40 from a pack of 52) with full-length figures. Published by T.Creswick. Woodcut and colour stencil, English, 1820-8.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1951 London: HMSO, 1962.

Materials

Printing ink; Card

Techniques

Woodcut; Colour stencil; Engraving

Subjects depicted

Diamonds; Card games; Hearts; Playing cards; Spades; Clubs; Games

Categories

Playing cards & Tarot cards; Games; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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