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Playing card

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    c.1845 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Browne, Hablot Knight 'Phiz', born 1815 - died 1882 (artist)
    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)
    Reynolds & Sons (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    lithographed card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss J. M. Charles

  • Museum number:

    E.3661-1915

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 98, shelf A, box 2

Physical description

Playing card with a caricature head in each pip.

Place of Origin

Britain (issued)

Date

c.1845 (issued)

Artist/maker

Browne, Hablot Knight 'Phiz', born 1815 - died 1882 (artist)
Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)
Reynolds & Sons (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

lithographed card

Dimensions

Height: 3.625 in, Width: 2.5 in

Descriptive line

Reynolds & Sons. One of 52 playing cards; the pips filled in with caricature heads possibly by Cruikshank or Phiz. c.1845

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1915, London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1916.

Materials

Lithographic ink

Techniques

Lithography

Categories

Playing cards & Tarot cards; Games; Entertainment & Leisure; Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints; Toys & Games

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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