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Playing Card

c.1845 (issued)
Place of origin

Playing card with a caricature head in each pip.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
lithographed card
Brief description
Reynolds & Sons. One of 52 playing cards; the pips filled in with caricature heads possibly by Cruikshank or Phiz. c.1845
Physical description
Playing card with a caricature head in each pip.
  • Height: 3.625in
  • Width: 2.5in
Credit line
Given by Miss J. M. Charles
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1915, London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1916.
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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