“Kenya Tribus” playing cards published by Sapra, Mount Kenya Sundries Ltd, Nairobi, 1991
Kimberley's “Royal National Patriotic” playing cards from an edition of c.1902.
Playing cards advertising Sunspel underwear printed by the Breedon Press Ltd, Nottingham, c.1950
Originally known as Cappellano Hnos in the 1920s, over the years the company underwent several changes of name and address. The evolution of the company from c.1920 to its demise in the 1980s can be followed on these pages.
East Slavonic Mythology designed by Aleksey Orleansky (1994) featuring scary creatures from the watery underworld
Artistic playing cards with abstract cubist designs by Renée Sturbelle, first published by Brepols S.A., Turnhout, 1947.
Brussels Euro Joker Club's 10th Anniversary deck with artwork by Yvette Cleuter.
Celtic Journey playing cards, where art and culture meet - designed by Carmen G. Carballeira.
Playing cards designed by James Acken evoking Celtic myth in all its beauty, mystery and weirdness...
Early examples of cards found in Malta suggest that they were being printed and assembled in Malta since the seventeenth century.
Having its origins in the 17th century, this example shows the Lyons pattern in its final state, before it became obsolete after around 1780.