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Fragment of the Queen of Spades

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An image of Fragment of the Queen of Spades. Upper half of the card. The Queen faces left and the pip is located at upper right. The figure holds a yellow rose in her left hand. There is a crease across the card where it has been folded. A handwritten inscription on the verso in black ink: ‘Corporation’s Arms’.’ There are two holes at upper centre, which are most likely stitching holes relating to the secondary use of the card as a stiffening material for bookbinding. Hand-coloured woodcut on pasteboard. French, 17th century.

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Fragment of the Queen of Spades. Upper half of the card. The Queen faces left and the pip is located at upper right. The figure holds a yellow rose in her left hand. There is a crease across the card where it has been folded. A handwritten inscription on the verso in black ink: ‘Corporation’s Arms’.’ There are two holes at upper centre, which are most likely stitching holes relating to the secondary use of the card as a stiffening material for bookbinding. Hand-coloured woodcut on pasteboard. French, 17th century.

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  • Accession Number: P.14642-R
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 918 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 226.86kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1

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17th Century cards deck of cards Fitz_PDP fragment French house of cards pack of cards playing cards print Queen of spades spades woodcut

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