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Court cards in Spades Dondorf Baronesse piquet 1900 These are the court cards / picture cards from the spades suit of Dondorf playing card pack No. 161, which carries the 'Baronesse' pattern on the reverse. These cards are printed using chromolithography by Bernhard Dondorf of Frankfurt aM in about 1900. Baronesse was a popular design that first appeared in 1892. These court / picture cards all show figures wearing white powdered wigs and velvet clothing. The letter 'B' stands for 'Bube', a rogue or knave, although in this case the figure is more in the nature of a nobleman. The Queen bears the letter D for Dame, while the King has a K for Konig. This particular deck comprises 32 cards for the game of Piquet, made up of the seven through King plus Ace of each suit. Piquet was one of the most popular card games of the 18th and 19th centuries. Playing Card Stock Photo
These are the court cards / picture cards from the spades suit of Dondorf playing card pack No. 161, which carries the 'Baronesse' pattern on the reverse. These cards are printed using chromolithography by Bernhard Dondorf of Frankfurt aM in about 1900. Baronesse was a popular design that first appeared in 1892. These court / picture cards all show figures wearing white powdered wigs and velvet clothing. The letter 'B' stands for 'Bube', a rogue or knave, although in this case the figure is more in the nature of a nobleman. The Queen bears the letter D for Dame, while the King has a K for Konig. This particular deck comprises 32 cards for the game of Piquet, made up of the seven through King plus Ace of each suit. Piquet was one of the most popular card games of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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These are the court cards / picture cards from the spades suit of Dondorf playing card pack No. 161, which carries the 'Baronesse' pattern on the reverse. These cards are printed using chromolithography by Bernhard Dondorf of Frankfurt aM in about 1900. Baronesse was a popular design that first appeared in 1892. These court / picture cards all show figures wearing white powdered wigs and velvet clothing. The letter 'B' stands for 'Bube', a rogue or knave, although in this case the figure is more in the nature of a nobleman. The Queen bears the letter D for Dame, while the King has a K for Konig. This particular deck comprises 32 cards for the game of Piquet, made up of the seven through King plus Ace of each suit. Piquet was one of the most popular card games of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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