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Published February 14, 2018 Updated May 31, 2022

Erlenmeyer City Sights

Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015.

2015 Australia Stephanie Gray Art & Design Souvenir Add to Collection

Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015

Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015

Above: the back of the cards is traveller's crest for Jet Setters United.

Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015 Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015

Above: the court cards show landmarks of Sydney (Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Luna Park and Uluru/Ayers rock), Paris (Eiffel tower, Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre), New York (Times Square, Statue of Liberty and the Empire State building), and London (Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament).

Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015 Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015

Above: Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015. Plasic coated cards, embossed linen-effect finish, 52 cards + 2 jokers + title card in plastic case.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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