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C. L. Wüst Scenic Aces for Brazil.

C. L. Wüst: Brazil Scenic Aces, c.1900

C. L. Wüst's House pattern with Brazilian Scenic Aces, c.1900

Above: C. L. Wüst's House pattern with Brazilian Scenic Aces, c.1900. The court cards were modeled on members of the Wüst family around 1875.

REFERENCES

Shaw, Martin & Symons, Paul: Playing cards from the factory C.L.Wüst, Frankfurt, Germany (1811-1927), Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Nationaal Museum van de Speelkaart, Turnhout, Belgium, 23 September-31 December 2005.

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Curator and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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