[Playing cards] Pictorial Cards.
Four fanciful playing cards from one plate, stipples with hand colouring. Sheet 235 x 140mm. 9¼ x 5½".
Numbered 'Plate 9, Vol. V.' upper right, from Rudolph Ackermann's 'Repository of Arts' periodical, published from 1809-1829. The formal title of the publication was "Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics", and it discussed and illustrated day to day life, and influenced English taste in fashion, architecture and literature.
[Ref: 18945] £95.00