Game of the Great Men, Minot the Elder

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Title

Game of the Great Men, Minot the Elder

Description

Revolutionaries redesigned playing cards in order to eliminate references to royalty (kings, queens, jacks) and replace them with great men and abstract virtues.

Creator

J. Minot

Source

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Date

1792-1799

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/31/|Collection Romain Merlin. Cartes à jouer

Format

JPEG

Language

French

Identifier

31

Original Format

Playing cards

Title (French)

Cartes de jeux révolutionnaires

Tags

Citation

J. Minot, “Game of the Great Men, Minot the Elder,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed August 5, 2020, https://revolution.chnm.org/items/show/43.