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UNLV Libraries Collection of French and Spanish Lotteries and Playing Cards (MS-01128)

Abstract

The UNLV Libraries Collection of French and Spanish Lotteries and Playing Cards contains hand-painted games and lotteries from France and Spain. Included in the collection "Vida de un Jugador" from Madrid, Spain, as well as "Petit jeu de loterie" and "Nouvelle petite loterie amusante" from France. The collection also contains two sheets of uncut, engraved Piquet playing cards with carciatures of French stereotypes from the French Revolution.

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Date
1800 to 1825
Extent
0.02 Cubic Feet (1 flat file (shared box))
1.67 Linear Feet
Access Note

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Materials in this collection may be protected by copyrights and other rights. See Reproductions and Use on the UNLV Special Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish.

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Scope and Contents Note

The UNLV Libraries Collection of French and Spanish Lotteries and Playing Cards contains hand-painted games and lotteries from France and Spain. Included in the collection "Vida de un Jugador" from Madrid, Spain, as well as "Petit jeu de loterie" and "Nouvelle petite loterie amusante" from France. The collection also contains two sheets of uncut, engraved Piquet playing cards with carciatures of French stereotypes from the French Revolution.

Arrangement

Materials remain as they were received.

Preferred Citation

UNLV Libraries Collection of French and Spanish Lotteries and Playing Cards, approximately 1800-1825. MS-01128. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. http://n2t.net/ark:/62930/f15b50

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS01128
Acquisition Note

Material was acquired by UNLV Special Collections in 2017 by Peter Michel; accession number 2022-102.

Processing Note

In 2022, items were removed from an exhibit and assigned an accession number. Sarah Jones created the finding aid and rehoused the materials.

Appraisal Note

Materials were purchased by Peter Michel, head curator, as part of UNLV Special Collections and Archives holdings in gaming history.

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