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LL/90484
Isaac Wallace Baker
Playing Poker
1852 (ca)
Ambrotype
 
Oakland Museum of California
Gift of an anonymous donor
 
LL/90484

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LL/60729
Unidentified photographer
These gamblers are enjoying some beer with their game. Considering the variety of hats and clothing, they could be gamblers on a Mississippi riverboat or in a California saloon during the Gold Rush
1850s
Ambrotype
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
Private collection of Robert G. McCubbin
 
LL/60729 [Further details available]

2 of 68
LL/102363

The Card Game
1846-1849
Daguerreotype
 
Musée Gatien-Bonnet
176-26-17
 
LL/102363

3 of 68
LL/37348
Achille Bonnuit
Three men playing cards in the garden (Trois hommes jouant aux cartes dans le jardin)
1865 (ca)
Albumen print from wet plate collodion glass negative
 
Musée d'Orsay
© droit réservé - photo musée d'Orsay / RMN, PHO 1984 69 24
 
LL/37348 [Further details available]

4 of 68
LL/31135
Melander & Bro.
Untitled [Two card players have a ghostly visitor]
1874-1875 (copyright)
Stereocard, half
 
Private collection of Kevin Yee
 
LL/31135

5 of 68
LL/38671
H. Honore (Paris)
Untitled (Double portrait of a man playing cards)
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection
 
LL/38671

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LL/100861
G. Støckel (Rønne, Denmark)
Denmark. The photographer with a friend, (his dog Tiger) playing cards and smoking pipes.
1860s
Carte de visite
 
Bornholms Museum
 
LL/100861

7 of 68
LL/100838
Alphonse Bernoud
Two people dressed as priests
1875 (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Laure Deratte
 
LL/100838 [Further details available]

8 of 68
LL/100839
Canzi és Heller (Pesten)
Two men playing cards
1865 (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Laure Deratte
 
LL/100839

9 of 68
LL/100840
Brossier Charlot (Chateaudun)
Two men playing cards
1870 (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Laure Deratte
 
LL/100840

10 of 68
LL/103676
J. Monstein
Three boys playing cards
1860s
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Sergey Maximishin
 
LL/103676

11 of 68
LL/101258
A.E. McKinney (Mechanicville)
"Right Bower"
n.d.
Carte de visite, hand-coloured
 
The Jeffrey Kraus Collection
 
LL/101258 [Further details available]

12 of 68
LL/100841
C. Bonfort
Les Cartes
1900
Stereoview
 
Private collection of Tomasz Bielawski
 
LL/100841

13 of 68
LL/100850
Vernon Kaye
Miss Manton
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100850 [Further details available]

14 of 68
LL/39540
Rentschler (Cor. Main & Huron Sts. / Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Five young boys playing cards
1880 (ca)
Cabinet card
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/39540

15 of 68
LL/31527
G. Howard (Failsworth)
Two women playing cards
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#20 / 203)
 
LL/31527

16 of 68
LL/84270
G. Støckel (Danish)
Danish photographer G. Støckel (left) in his studio with good friends
1865 (ca)
Albumen print
 
Private collection of Ann Vibeke Knudsen
 
LL/84270 [Further details available]

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LL/104653
O[ctavie] Morneau (Cloquet, Minn.)
Four young men smothing, drinking and cheating at cards
1904-1912
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of John Mathew Smith
 
LL/104653

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LL/31561
Unidentified photographer
Men sitting on a cart and playing cards under the shade of an umbrella
1890 (ca)
Tintype, 1/4 plate
 
Private collection of Nigel Maister
 
LL/31561

19 of 68
LL/100842
Unidentified photographer (American)
A duel over playing cards
1880-1890 (ca)
Tintype
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100842

20 of 68
LL/31562
Unidentified photographer
Men sitting on a cart and playing cards under the shade of an umbrella
1890 (ca)
Tintype, 1/4 plate, detail
 
Private collection of Nigel Maister
 
LL/31562

21 of 68
LL/53027
Bruce & Fisher (Everett, PA.)
Two men playing cards infront of a painted backdrop
n.d.
Tintype
 
The Jeffrey Kraus Collection
 
LL/53027

22 of 68
LL/31559
Unknown (German)
Men smoking and playing cards
1930 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
 
Private collection of Nigel Maister
 
LL/31559

23 of 68
LL/31560
Unknown (German)
Men smoking and playing cards
1930 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
 
Private collection of Nigel Maister
 
LL/31560

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LL/8209
Harry Lapow
Woman playing cards, Coney Island
1976 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
11 x 14 in (appro x )
 
Harry Lapow / Marcelle Lapow Toor
© Harry Lapow Estate - courtesy of Marcelle Lapow Toor
 
LL/8209

25 of 68
LL/100899
Unidentified photographer
A posed shot of three men playing cards with a bottle of turpentine and a cup on the table
1920s
Gelatin silver print
 
Private collection of John Quin
 
LL/100899

26 of 68
LL/39902
Lehnert & Landrock
Une partie de cartes
1920 (ca)
Heliogravure
20 x 26 cm
 
Photo Verdeau
 
LL/39902

28 of 68
LL/8053
Jean-Baptiste Tournassoud
Soldiers playing cards at Villa Rabra+ (14th R. "du train")
[M09]
1914
Autochrome Lumière
13 x 18 cm
 
Association of the Friends of Jean-Baptiste Tournassoud
© Coll. Mick Micheyl / Assoc. des Amis de J-B Tournassoud - info@tournassoud.org
 
LL/8053

29 of 68
LL/100891
Keystone View Company
French Soldiers off Duty in a Deep Dugout
[Keystone set of 400 war views]
1915 (ca, taken) 1932 (print)
Stereoview
 
Private collection of Ralph Reiley
 
LL/100891 [Further details available]

30 of 68
LL/31028
Seneca Ray Stoddard
No. 452, "Game in the Adirondacks"
1889 (ca)
6 3/8 x 8 5/8 in
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (52 / 56)
 
LL/31028 [Further details available]

31 of 68
LL/32736
Three men playing cards in an alcove
n.d.
Glass plate negative
 
Powerhouse Museum
Gift of the Estate of Raymond W Phillips, 2008
 
LL/32736

32 of 68
LL/87178
Margaret Bourke-White
[Three men playing cards, Czechoslovakia]
1938
Silver print
 
Swann Galleries - New York
21 February 2019, Photographs: Art & Visual Culture, Auction: 2499, Lot: 73
 
LL/87178 [Further details available]

33 of 68
LL/100859
Thomas Hansen (Amateur photographer)
Playing cards in Risegård, Aaker, Denmark
1900 (ca)
Copy of glass negative
 
Bornholms Museum
 
LL/100859

34 of 68
LL/100860
Unidentified photographer (Denmark)
Two women - possibly a Tarot reading
1910 (ca)
Copy of glass negative
 
Private collection of Ann Vibeke Knudsen
 
LL/100860

35 of 68
LL/100862
Unidentified photographer
Students sunbathing and playing cards on the roof of Snell Hall [Oregon State University]
1960-1969 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
 
Oregon State University Libraries
Gwil Evans Photographic Collection, 1930-1968 (P 082), Historical Images of Oregon State University, Identifier: P082:97-3108
 
LL/100862

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LL/100863
Unidentified photographer
Kupono Cooperative House members playing cards [Oregon State University]
1940
Gelatin silver print
 
Oregon State University Libraries
Kupono Cooperative House Scrapbook, 1939-1943 (MSS Kupono), Identifier: MSS:Kupono: AC 29.11.06.01
 
LL/100863

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LL/100857
William Notman Studio
Mr. Crowther and friends playing cribbage, Montreal, QC
1873
Silver salts on paper mounted on paper - Albumen process
17 x 12 cm
 
McCord Museum of Canadian History
I-81063.1
 
LL/100857

38 of 68
LL/23776
Ruth Orkin
The Card Players, from The Family of Man
1947
Gelatin silver print
19.6 x 24.7 cm (eac)
 
Christie's - New York
Christies - NY (Sale 1983: Lot 0267 - Oct 18, 2007)
 
LL/23776 [Further details available]

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LL/31272
Ruth Orkin
The Cardplayers, The Family of Man
1947 (taken) 1955 (print)
Silver print
6 1/2 x 9 in (16.5 x 22.8 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction Oct 21, 2008, Lot 219)
 
LL/31272 [Further details available]

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LL/44263
Unidentified photographer
Card players [Joueurs de carte]
n.d.
Gelatin silver print, composite
6 x 8.7 cm
 
Interencheres - La Gallerie de Chartes
Collection Henry Koilski (Galerie de Chartres, Auction, 8 October 2011, Lot: 84)
 
LL/44263

41 of 68
LL/100843
Unidentified photographer (American)
Trick photograph of the same person playing cards with himself
1890s
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100843

42 of 68
LL/100848
Avery Postal Photo Studio (Boston, MA)
Multigraph portrait of a man playing cards
1910-1915 (ca)
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100848

43 of 68
LL/100844
Unidentified photographer (French)
Double exposure trick photo showing a man playing cards with himself, the one on the left having a straight
1910-1920 (ca)
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100844

44 of 68
LL/100845
Unidentified photographer (German)
Double exposure trick photo showing a man playing cards with himself
1909
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100845

45 of 68
LL/100846
Unidentified photographer (American)
Double exposure trick photo showing a man playing cards with himself
1907-1915 (ca)
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100846

46 of 68
LL/100847
Unidentified photographer (American)
Quadruple exposure trick photo showing a man playing cards with himself with him watching from above
1910 (ca)
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100847

47 of 68
LL/100849
Unidentified photographer (American)
Double Exposure and Motion Blur of a man shuffling a card deck
1950s
Gelatin silver print, snaphot
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100849

48 of 68
LL/53760
Unidentified photographer
Pair of flapper-era women dressed in poker outfits, with headwear featuring a full house and a straight.
1920s
Ferrotyped silver print
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Sale 2345, The Vernacular Eye: Photographic Albums, Snapshots & Objects, 17 April 2014, Lot: 65
 
LL/53760

49 of 68
LL/100858
Wm. Notman & Son
Misses Finney and Cox as playing cards, Montreal, QC
1923
Dry plate glass
8 x 10 ins
 
McCord Museum of Canadian History
II-255588
 
LL/100858 [Further details available]

50 of 68
LL/52100
Umbo
Skat players
1935
Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped
24.9 x 24.1 cm
 
Lempertz - Cologne
Auction 1021, November 26, 2013, Lot: 72
 
LL/52100

51 of 68
LL/84327
Unidentified artist
Playing-card Portraits of Janie Butt, Joseph Fleming, Mary and Catherine Butt, Geraldine Bonner and Three Unidentified Sitters
1870 (ca)
Albumen silver prints, heightened with watercolour and india ink on paper, mounted on card with graphite border
27.2 x 22.3 cm
 
National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada
 
LL/84327

53 of 68
LL/19240
Adam Clark Vroman
American Indian souvenir playing cards
1900
Playing cards
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 22, 2007, #2115, Lot 233)
 
LL/19240 [Further details available]

54 of 68
LL/66232
Adam Clark Vroman
The American Indian Souvenir Playing Cards. Complete deck of 52 playing cards, each with vignetted reproductions of photographs of Native Americans in the Southwest
1900
Playing cards
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Images & Objects: Photographs & Photobooks, 19 April 2016, Lot: 255
 
LL/66232 [Further details available]

55 of 68
LL/74189
Adam Clark Vroman
The American Indian Souvenir Playing Cards. Complete deck of 52 playing cards, each with vignetted reproductions of photographs of Native Americans in the Southwest
1900
Playing cards
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Images & Objects: Photographs & Photobooks, April 20, 2017, #2443, Lot: 287
 
LL/74189 [Further details available]

56 of 68
LL/74190
Adam Clark Vroman
The American Indian Souvenir Playing Cards. Complete deck of 52 playing cards, each with vignetted reproductions of photographs of Native Americans in the Southwest
1900
Playing cards
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Images & Objects: Photographs & Photobooks, April 20, 2017, #2443, Lot: 287
 
LL/74190 [Further details available]

57 of 68
LL/56312
Man Ray
Valentine Hugo as "Queen of Diamonds"
1935
Gelatin silver print
17,2 x 11,5 cm (6 ¾ x 4 ½ in.)
 
Sotheby's - Paris
Photographies, 14 November 2014, Lot: 53
 
LL/56312 [Further details available]

58 of 68
LL/57966
Man Ray
Double Portrait of Valentine Hugo as Queen of Diamonds
1935
Gelatin silver print
22.1 x 16 cm
 
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas
Id number: 1974.0106
 
LL/57966

59 of 68
LL/60069
Walter Dean Goldbeck (1882-1925, artist)
Evelyn Nesbit represents "The Queen of Hearts" on a playing card
1914, 25 March (published)
Photomechanical print
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-28035 (digital file from original print), Call Number: Illus. in AP101.P7 1914 (Case X) [P&P]
 
LL/60069 [Further details available]

60 of 68
LL/77823
Unidentified artist / publisher
The back of a playing card showing a photographer in one picture and an artist in another
n.d.
Playing card
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/77823

61 of 68
LL/74003
Irving Penn
Playing Card
1975
Platinum-palladium print
21 x 15 3/4 ins (53.3 x 40 cm)
 
Sotheby's - New York
Sale: NO9640, Photographs, 5 April 2017, Lot: 29
 
LL/74003

62 of 68
LL/100851
C.P.R. (publisher, Montreal)
Picturesque Canada, set of playing cards
1915 (ca)
Playing cards
9 x 7 cm
 
McCord Museum of Canadian History
MP-0000.1780.1-55
 
LL/100851 [Further details available]

63 of 68
LL/100852
Unidentified photographers
Iraqi Most Wanted Playing Cards
2001
Playing cards
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100852

64 of 68
LL/100853
Unidentified photographers
Iraqi Most Wanted Playing Cards
2003
Playing cards
 
Imperial War Museum
© IWM EPH 4079
 
LL/100853 [Further details available]

65 of 68
LL/100854
Unidentified photographers
Iraqi Most Wanted Playing Cards
2003
Playing cards
 
Imperial War Museum
© IWM EPH 4079
 
LL/100854 [Further details available]

66 of 68
LL/100855
Unidentified photographers
Iraqi Most Wanted Playing Cards - Saddam Husayn La-Tikriti - President (Ace of Spades)
2001
Playing card
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/100855

67 of 68
LL/100885
Novelties Mfg. & Sales Corp. (St. Louis, MO)
Fifty-Two Art Studies pin up plastic coated playing cards in original box
n.d.
Playing cards
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
www.pinterest.ca
 
LL/100885

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Experimental and manipulated photography
Albums - Decorated pages in nineteenth century photograph albums
Alcohol - Introduction to alcohol
Anthropology and ethnology - J. Monstein: Russian types
Backgrounds and foregrounds - Backgrounds used in nineteenth century photographic studios
Backgrounds and foregrounds - Introduction to backgrounds and foregrounds
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Multiple exposures
Cartes de visite - Painted cartes de visite
Characters and occupational types - J. Monstein: Russian types
Children - Children in Humanistic Photography
Collage - Decorated pages in nineteenth century photograph albums
Composition - Introduction to backgrounds and foregrounds
Consumables - Introduction to alcohol
Consumables - Smoking, cigarettes, cigars, pipes and hookahs
Denmark - Introduction to photography in Denmark
Emotions - Emotions
Fabricated realities - Introduction to backgrounds and foregrounds
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptions - Cartes de visite: Multiple exposures
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptions - Real photo postcards: Multiple exposures
Family of Man - The Family of Man Exhibition (1955)
Gelatin silver prints - Gelatin silver prints: Portrait
Genre studies - Genre studies: Introduction
Hand-painted photographs - Painted cartes de visite
Interiors of photographic studios - Backgrounds used in nineteenth century photographic studios
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Orientalism
Leisure - Leisure
Leisure - Leisure: Playing cards
Leisure - Leisure: Playing chess
Leisure - Leisure: Playing games
Multiple exposures - Cartes de visite: Multiple exposures
Multiple exposures - Real photo postcards: Multiple exposures
Occupations and roles - J. Monstein: Russian types
Orientalism - Orientalism
Painting on photographs - Painted cartes de visite
Photo postcards - Real photo postcards: Multiple exposures
Photographers - Illustrations of people taking photographs
Photomontage - Decorated pages in nineteenth century photograph albums
Portrait - The Family of Man Exhibition (1955)
Props - Props, accessories and novelties: Tables
Russia - Russian Federation - J. Monstein: Russian types
Sports and pastimes - Leisure
Sports and pastimes - Leisure: Playing cards
Sports and pastimes - Leisure: Playing chess
Sports and pastimes - Leisure: Playing games
Studio necessities - Backgrounds used in nineteenth century photographic studios
Tables - Props, accessories and novelties: Tables
Typologies - Examples of typologies

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