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by Huck
11 May 2021, 10:31
Forum: The Exhibition Gallery
Topic: Sicilian woodblock
Replies: 3
Views: 3386

Re: Sicilian woodblock

It's titled: Matrice in legno e ferro per la stampa, XIX secolo (Palermo, MUSEO ETNOGRAFICO "G. Pitré")

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MUSEO CIVICO BARI
https://www.museocivicobari.it
by Huck
10 May 2021, 08:11
Forum: The Unicorn Terrace
Topic: help identification tarot of marseilles
Replies: 90
Views: 25721

Re: help identification tarot of marseilles

Franco Pratesi wrote already in 1992 about cards in Palermo http://trionfi.com/palermo-playing-cards-documents Franco Pratesi about 10 years ago detected an article of a Sicilian magazine "Kalós" from the year 2002 about old playing cards in Sicily. http://trionfi.com/kalos-tarocco-sicilia...
by Huck
09 May 2021, 10:27
Forum: The Exhibition Gallery
Topic: Sicilian woodblock
Replies: 3
Views: 3386

Re: Sicilian woodblock

http://a.trionfi.eu/p/woodcut-kalos.jpg That's 200% from the pdf, that I have. Large picture: http://a.trionfi.eu/p/woodcut-kalos.jpg http://trionfi.com/kalos-tarocco-siciliano "The noted XIX century 3x7 cards woodblock is given as in possession of Museo etnografico "G. Pitrè"."...
by Huck
08 May 2021, 16:39
Forum: The Unicorn Terrace
Topic: help identification tarot of marseilles
Replies: 90
Views: 25721

Re: help identification tarot of marseilles

Franco Pratesi once had a longer list of Minchiate exports from Florence to various cities about a period of 33 years between 1729-1762 ... http://naibi.net/A/82-Pratesi-2a%20bozza-4ott2018.pdf Place and the total of the decks in 33 years Rome 45,140 Siena 6,989 Lisbon 1,518 Perugia 1,385 Città di C...
by Huck
08 May 2021, 14:24
Forum: The Researcher's Study
Topic: Chess variants 14th/15th century
Replies: 115
Views: 229515

Re: Chess variants 14th/15th century

Franco Pratesi once was interested in this game .... http://naibi.net/b/025.pdf ****************** https://www.kettererkunst.de/kunst/kd/details.php?obnr=411203120&anummer=405&detail=1 https://www.kettererkunst.de/still/kunst/pic570/405/411203120.jpg Weickhmann, Chr., New-erfundenes Grosses ...
by Huck
08 May 2021, 08:30
Forum: The Unicorn Terrace
Topic: help identification tarot of marseilles
Replies: 90
Views: 25721

Re: help identification tarot of marseilles

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/53/Genuesische_Kolonien.png/1920px-Genuesische_Kolonien.png https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genua https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/39/Venezianische_Kolonien.png https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezianische_Kolonien Pisa Sardinia fr...
by Huck
06 May 2021, 21:46
Forum: The Unicorn Terrace
Topic: help identification tarot of marseilles
Replies: 90
Views: 25721

Re: help identification tarot of marseilles

Cardmaking in general in Genoa (i.e. not just Ganellini but other cards as well) seems to date back to at least 1587. Production in the region of Finale apparently started around 1620 but probably didn't become a serious commercial business until late in that century. https://de.statista.com/statis...
by Huck
05 May 2021, 16:38
Forum: The Unicorn Terrace
Topic: help identification tarot of marseilles
Replies: 90
Views: 25721

Re: help identification tarot of marseilles

That's fine.
Does the Genoese prohibition mean, that the law prohibited card playing generally or does it mean, that Genoa intended to protect the own production against foreign producers?
by Huck
04 May 2021, 10:45
Forum: The Unicorn Terrace
Topic: help identification tarot of marseilles
Replies: 90
Views: 25721

Re: help identification tarot of marseilles

Andrea Vitali found another "Gannellini", which he estimated to c.1620. http://letarot.it/page.aspx?id=453 May cancer come to Goffo and Tarocco New documents between history and literature, XVIth - XIXth centuries The poet is Gabriella Chiabrera (Savona, 1552-1638) https://en.wikipedia.org...
by Huck
02 May 2021, 10:50
Forum: The Unicorn Terrace
Topic: help identification tarot of marseilles
Replies: 90
Views: 25721

Re: help identification tarot of marseilles

Ross, There is a location Imperia with a river Impero. The location was named 1923 Imperia likely cause of the river name (it consists of two older cities). Possibly the old deck name developed from the river region. Imperia has about 50 km distance to Finale Liguria (also called Final), where the b...