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The cards reportedly belonged to Princess Infanta Carlota Joaquina, a daughter of a Spanish king, who was married to a prince in Portugal. She fled to Brazil when Napoleon's armies marched into Iberia in 1807, the cards among the personal effects she carried with her.
539 of 1941




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