Talon. Austrian-Hungarian Playing Card Association
Manufacturer: Peter BLAAS, Dr. Elfriede KRAULAND, Prof. Dr. Harald STADLER
Special issue No. 12a. Südspiel-Karten (Southplay-cards). Historical playing cards from 1570-1870 in Old Austria from the southern edge of the High Alps. Talon: Vienna / Budapest, 2003. 300x210 mm. 84 pp., of which 30 in color. Adhesive binding.
Catalogue of an exhibition held in Lienz (Austrian Tyrol) on historical playing cards (1570-1870) from the south edge of the Alps: southern Tyrol and Carinthia-Gorizia. It is the first time that the cards described here (German-, French- and Italian-suited) are made public. They come from treasure troves (e.g. from castle Tammerburg in Lienz), public and private collections.
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