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Rummy No.210

Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne: ‘Rummy No.210’, 1934

Piatnik's “Rummy No.210” depicts period caricatures from the 1930s. The Kings are in fancy dress with party-hat crowns; the Queens appear glamorous and ready for socialising whilst the Jacks are stereotyped go-getters.

Piatnik's “Rummy No.210” depicts period caricatures from the 1930s

Above: 'Rummy No.210' by Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna, 1934. 52 cards + 2 Jokers. The courts and the back all reflect the Art Deco style of the period. Cards from the collection of Barney Townshend.


REFERENCES

Segeth, Uwe-Volker: Spielkarten Jugendstil und Art Déco, Edition Christian Brandstätter, Wien, 1994

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