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Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut and colour stencil

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Isabel and Margaret Basnett

  • Museum number:

    E.1720-1929

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Thirty-one playing cards with woodcut and stencilled designs: 7-10, Knave, Queen, King and Ace of spades, hearts and clubs; 7-9, Knave, Queen, King and Ace of diamonds.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut and colour stencil

Dimensions

Height: 3.375 in, Width: 2.25 in

Descriptive line

Portion of a pack of playing cards (31 cards), England, ca. 1790

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Woodcut; Stencil

Categories

Playing cards & Tarot cards; Games; Prints; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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