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Russian criminal playing cards
54 playing cards, housed in cardboard box. "Each suit in this pack of cards has been taken from a different deck hand-made by criminals in Soviet prisons during the 1980s. Their unique designs were formed with hand-cut stencils using 'inks' from soot and blood.";
Murray, DamonSorrell, Stephen
54 cards : illustrations ; 9 x 6 cm.
Ink jet printing
Playing cards--Russia--20th centuryArtists' books--RussiaPlaying cards in art
artists' books (books)card games (activities)
For Rights information please contact Special Collections at the John M. Flaxman Library.
The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on an Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension.