Deck from the liberation war against Napoleon, c.1815. Lithography, stencil coloured, there are no manufacturer's details or initials on any card. Probably made in Germany.
Clubs are for Austria; Spades for Russia; Hearts for Great Britain; Diamonds for Prussia. Kings are Emperors; Jacks are military commanders, Clubs: Schwarzenberg; Spades: Barclay de Tolly; Hearts: Wellington; Diamonds: Bluecher.
See also: Victory Deck
Nine of Hearts: Called “Nap” after the game of that name. Coincidentally there was in a Dresden Museum a Nine of Hearts on which some English words had been written by the Emperor Napoleon.