Deck of French playing cards
- Object Number: STKMG:LH.SH.1985.906
- Simple: playing cards
- Production Place: Paris
- Production Place: France
- Creation, production or manufacture details: printed
- Production Period:
- Production Organisation: Gibert (manufacturer)
- Summary: Deck of French playing cards. Many of the character cards depict famous figures from French history. Once part of Denstone College museum, broken up and given to Stoke Museums.
- Terms:social history
- Terms:toys and games
- Terms:playing cards
- Inscription:Gibert a Paris printed FRONT
- Related Places:
- Additional Notes: Named characters include Bussy D'Ambroise, Dame de Monsoreau, Cinq Mars, Marion Delorme, Chevalier D'eon, C'tesse De Rochefort, Diane de Poitiers, and C'te de Brissac.
- Additional Notes: Hand colouring and steel engravings could indicate an early date.
- Contact: Potteries Museum and Art Gallery