Acapulco Souvenir playing cards designed and printed by Foliproa S.A., Mexico
Each card has a colour drawing of a Korean building, museum or tourist attraction with a brief description and details of how to get there.
‘Air Rummy’ playing cards published by Air Malta, late 1990s
Australia souvenir deck with photography by Steve Parish
Baraja Turística de España by Heraclio Fournier, 1966.
“Bath and the Cotswolds” souvenir pack of cards published by John McLean of Edinburgh, c.1990
The ‘Beautiful Britain’ series depicting seaside and country resorts was produced by John Waddington Ltd for the Great Western Railway and London and North Eastern Railway between 1924-1939.
C. L. Wüst Scenic Aces for Brazil
Bulgaria Souvenir by Land of Roses Ltd
Gold plated souvenir playing cards from the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel in Dubai.
Canadian National Railways souvenir deck, dated to 1927. Every card is gilt edged, and carries a different photograph of Canada.
Canary Islands Souvenir by Heraclio Fournier, c.1970
Striking views of Naples, photography by Cesare Gerolimetto, produced by Dal Negro
Pack of souvenir playing cards made in Quito, Ecuador, featuring black & white photographs depicting Ecuador as one of the great nations on Earth
Columbian Exposition Souvenir playing cards, G.W. Clark, Chicago, 1893.
The deck is described on the box as “a portfolio of photographs of the leading lights of the stage”
Pre-Incas & Incas Souvenir Playing Cards, Cusco, Peru, 2000
Cyprus souvenir playing cards showing scenes alluding to ancient history and myths
Cyprus Souvenir playing cards published by Editions Michalis Toubis S.A., 1998
Discover Romania souvenir published by Editura Foton, 2010.
East African Playing Cards by Heraclio Fournier S.A., 1957
Naipe Mi Ecuador Turístico souvenir playing cards
Souvenir from Egypt - the home of lovely memories - 54 colour photos, c.1980
Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015.
Fenno souvenir playing cards, made in Peru
Greek Mythology playing cards published by Michalis Toubis S.A., 1995.
Greek Playing Cards
Historic Boston and Vicinity Souvenir Playing Cards, 1909
Playing Cards from Hong Kong. A large proportion of the world's souvenir and pin-up playing cards originate from Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Souvenir playing cards.
Advertising/souvenir deck of cards associated with the Ian Schrager chain of luxury hotels
'Inka-Dynasty' playing cards are based on historic 16th century designs by the Peruvian chronicler Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala, and printed by Power Casinos, Lima, Peru, c.2004.
Irish souvenir playing cards. The Joker has the inscription W.O., Dublin.
Views of Bath is Georgina Harvey's third design, created in 1990. The cards feature beautifully designed double-ended courts and double-ended Aces with a central band which is used to identify different views of the City of Bath at each end.
A masterpiece in the genre of tourist souvenir decks, “La Suisse Historique” Swiss Cantons souvenir designed by Melchior Annen in c.1920
Lagos del Sur Souvenir playing cards published by Gráfica S.A., Buenos Aires, c.1980, featuring colour photographs of Bariloche and other resorts in Lagos del Sur.
Souvenir of Lanzarote playing cards by NEGSA (Naipes Comas)
“Legendary Land’s End” deck by John Hinde showing photographic views of Land’s End, Cornwall (UK)
“Líneas de Nazca” souvenir playing cards, Peru, c.2008
Lonely Planet Playing Cards feature amazing images from all over the globe
“Ilha da Madeira” Souvenir playing cards with 54 colour views of the archipelago
Málaga Costa del Sol souvenir playing cards published by Otermin Ediciones
Souvenir playing cards from Malaysia featuring 56 colour photographs of scenery, wildlife, local people and Malaysian fruits with inscriptions in English describing each scene.
Souvenir playing cards from Malaysia featuring 56 colour photographs of skyscrapers, wildlife, local people and Malaysian fruits with inscriptions in English describing each scene.
Souvenir deck from The Maldives depicting marine life in the Indian Ocean
Mayan Playing Cards from Guatemala / Baraja Maya / containing illustrations of archaeology, art, folklore, history and mythology of the Mayans.
Menorca Souvenir by Savir S.A., Barcelona, c.1980
"Monumentos de España" souvenir playing cards manufactured by Heraclio Fournier, S.A., Vitoria (Spain), c.1955
Special souvenir playing cards for entertainment events such as theatre or sport were an early form of merchandising. After the first edition of this deck in 1916, subsequent issues featured new photos as new stars rose to fame.
Muir & Moodie Pictorial playing cards, New Zealand, c.1903