[German deck of E. F. Dorff, C.C. Lemrnels Witwe]
- [German deck of E. F. Dorff, C.C. Lemrnels Witwe]
- Published / Created
- circa 1785
- Publication Place
Back: lattice with suns, red
Composition of Deck: 52 of 78 [A, K, Q, C, J, 10-2, trumps I-XXI, Fool], lacking C, trumps.
CourtCards: Abundant fleurs-de-lis on courts; KS with harp and sceptre; QS in left profile, holds flower; JS with leaping dog; KH with orb, sword, crowned eagle; KD: E.F. DORFF; KC with sceptre, lion: EFD; QD with fan; JC: C .C. LEMMELS WITWE. Kings and queens occupy the full card area; jacks are slender.
Notes and References: Albertina 1974, pp. 141-142, 203-204, nos. 78, 79, 146, 147. The taxation stamp may be Saxon. See also D. Hoffmann and E. Kroppenstedt 1967, p. 51, no. 291.
Process: Block and stencil
Stance of Court Cards: Single Figure
Suit System: French
Taxation: Stamps on AH, black: ED / A / [crown and shield].
Type: Animal Tarock
- 107 x 51 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Partially digitized
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