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French Revolution Queen Of Spades / Vertu (dame) De Piques. French Playing Card ...

French Revolution Queen Of Spades / Vertu (dame) De Piques. French Playing Card  ...

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Description: French Revolution Queen of Spades / Vertu (dame) de piques. French playing card c. 1792 by Lefer. Representing the virtue of force, holding a club with which she has slain the dragon of tyranny. After the revolution, emblems of royalty were removed and queens / dames became ’vertus’ (virtues) ’libertes’ (liberties) or ’saisons’ (seasons).

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