[Nonstandard German playing cards, circa 1871]
- [Nonstandard German playing cards, circa 1871]
- Published / Created
- circa 1871
- Publication Place
Aces: DH, head of Napoleon III; DA, Napoleon II sits on barrel.
Composition of Deck: 32 [D, K, O, U, 10-7].
Court Cards: Napoleon III appears in ridiculous positions on all courts.
Each card contains two lines of satirical verse. The posture of the court figures and the general composition of the vignettes show the influence of the Bavarian pattern.
Pipcards and Jokers: 10s indicated by "X"; comic vignettes of Napoleon III.
Process: Lithography, stencil coloration, surface polished.
Stance of Court Cards: Single Figure
Suit System: German
- 96 x 52 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
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