The “Hard-a-Port Cut Plug” series depicts actresses with angelic faces dressed for the pantomime or dance hall.
Article about Manufacture of Playing Cards, 1825: pasting, stencilling, polishing, cutting, etc.
The Woodblock and Stencil Pack of standard English playing cards by Simon Wintle
Fortune Tellers use the Hafez Cards by interpreting the Hāfez poems printed on the card backs when cards are selected randomly by their consultants.
Mlle Lenormand Cartomancy Deck made by Vereinigte Stralsunder Spielkartenfabriken, Stralsund, c.1890
Printed by Modiano for the Austrian Lloyd Steamship Company of Trieste in c.1895.
Wills’s “Happy Families” cards were issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company (of Great Britain and Ireland) Limited in around 1930.
"Cashmere Playing Cards" in which the court cards are warriors, rulers and women who were particularly interested in the Cashmere trade...
Playing Cards designed by Alvaros, Published by Eduardo Carrión, Montevideo, 2000