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Rectangular paper fortune telling card printed with the number 19 above a symbol in a rectangle at the top, and a drawing of a man in 19th century costume leaning against a wall at the bottom. The symbol resembles a mirrored, stylised B with a curved line underneath it. One of a 19th century German set of cards of 'Le Normand' type.


divination card

1 item (description level: part)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  divination card
object name:  19th century French playing card
common name:  divination card

Germany, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made or collected:  Germany 
Date made
1800 - 1900
Additional date information
date made:  1800 - 1900 

Materials & techniques
paper; pigment
Additional material & technique information
material: paper (overall)
material: pigment (overall)
overall: 87 x 53 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 87 x 53 mm

donor:  Brown, I. E., Mrs  Undefined - 1970-01-28

Related objects
part of divination cards (1970.18)
Related subjects
object name: divination cards
object name (Horniman Ethno.): playing cards

Record created 2000-01-22 by JPUNNETT
Record last updated 2017-04-20 by XGVIEWS