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Transsiberian Express

Trans-Siberian Express

Trans-Siberian Express playing cards were designed by Veronika Nicolaeva, Az-Art Publishing House, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2015 in conjunction with Spielkarten Galerie Schweigert. Veronika worked previously for the legendary Leningrad Color Printing plant and currently works in the field of graphic design, illustrations for books and journals, scenography and performance. The cards are issued in two versions: Russian and English with different jokers. The indexes are Russian in both versions. This is a limited edition of 300 copies in each language.

‘Trans-Siberian Express’ playing cards designed by Veronika Nicolaeva, Az-Art Publishing House, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2015

Above: ‘Trans-Siberian Express’ playing cards designed by Veronika Nicolaeva, Az-Art Publishing House, St. Petersburg, Russia, published jointly with Spielkarten Galerie Schweigert. Limited edition of 600 sets (300 in Russian, 300 in English). Printed by Saarijarven Offset Oy Printing House, Finland, 2015. 52 cards with gold edges + 1 joker + extra card + info card in box. The back design shows the rare Amur Leopard, national symbol of Siberia. Cards courtesy Dmitry Grabovetsky. Copies of the deck can currently be found on ebay.

The 5771 mile long Trans-Siberian Railway was built across the continent at the end of the 19th century: Trans-Siberian Railway website

Last Updated January 02, 2016 at 10:13am

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