Rebeka Jurčacková

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Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland Photograph by Tom Mackie, Alamy Great Britain’s biggest freshwater lake, Loch Lomond is one of four sections of the Trossachs, an appealing belt of hills and lochs stretching across the border between Scotland’s Lowlands and Highlands. In addition to Loch Lomond, the park is home to nearly two dozen large lochs, many smaller lochs, and more than 50 flowing rivers.

5 Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland Photograph by Tom Mackie, Alamy Great Britain’s biggest freshwater lake, Loch Lomond is one of four sections of the Trossachs, an appealing belt of hills and lochs stretching across the border betwee

Playing Card  Date:     ca. 1470–80 Culture:     South Netherlandish Medium:     Pasteboard with pen and ink, tempera, applied gold and silver Dimensions:     Each 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (12 x 7 cm) Classification:     Miscellaneous Credit Line:     The Cloisters Collection, 1983 Accession Number:     1983.515.27 Metropolitan Museum, New York

Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards ~ ordinary playing cards (as opposed to tarot cards) from the fifteenth century ~ Date: ca. Culture: South Netherlandish, Medium: Pasteboard with pen and ink, tempera, applied gold and silver

From a set of playing cards, ca. 1470–1485, South Netherlandish -- The Cloisters set of fifty-two cards constitutes the only known complete deck of illuminated ordinary playing cards from the 15th century. There are four suits, each consisting of a king, a queen, a knave, and ten pip cards. The suit symbols, based on equipment associated with the hunt, are hunting horns, dog collars, hound tethers, and game nooses. The figures appear to be based on Franco-Flemish models.

From a set of playing cards, ca. South Netherlands -- The Cloisters set of fifty-two cards constitutes the only known complete deck of illuminated ordinary playing cards from the century. The figures appear to be based on Franco-Flemish models.