Dondorf Tarot Court Cards

Dondorf Tarot Court Cards     12 • 3

B. Dondorf (1833-1933), Frankfurt am Main.

The four suits are associated with four countries: Clubs = Germany, Diamonds = UK, Spades = Russia and Hearts = France. Whilst the four pictorial Aces show nationally symbolic buildings from each country, the court cards depict eminent persons.   See also:  The TrumpsThe Four Aces.

Above: sixteen court cards from Dondorf's Tarot Microscopique, chromolithography, c.1926. Images courtesy Barney Townshend.   See also:  The TrumpsThe Four Aces.

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