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Playing cards (52)

Object Number: 
INV.9450a-aaa
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 8.6 x 5.7 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Set of fifty-two numbered playing cards (thirteen of each suit), each with a military term (such as "convoy," "justice militaire", "conseil de guerre," "bataille", "victoire", "retraitte", etc.) illustrated and defined on obverse.
Gallery Label: 
Paper band wrapped around stack of cards reads, "Healey-."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group