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Rummy No.210

Period cartoon images from the 1930s. The Kings are in fancy dress ready to party, the Queens appear ready for socialising whilst the Jacks are already on the go.

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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