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Playing card

  • Place of origin:

    Madrid (published)

  • Date:

    1865 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Garcia, Raimundo (designer)
    Humanes, Juan (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    coloured stencil and lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. H. Morris.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Playing card: coloured stencil and lithography

Place of Origin

Madrid (published)


1865 (made)


Garcia, Raimundo (designer)
Humanes, Juan (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

coloured stencil and lithography


Height: 3.75 in, Width: 2.5 in

Descriptive line

Juan Humanes for Raimundo Garcia. One of 47 playing cards from a pack of 48 (missing the Two of Money), Spanish, 1865.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1944, London: Printed under the Authority of the Ministry of Education 1949.


Printing ink; Lithographic ink


Colour stencil; Lithography


Playing cards & Tarot cards; Games; Entertainment & Leisure; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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