Wüst: Nationaal Speelkaart Nº 165 issued for the Dutch market
Souvenir from Nepal marketed by Himalayan Map House
Souvenir from New Zealand by Croxley (John Dickinson) c.1950.
Niagara Falls Souvenir Playing Cards copyrighted 1901 by the Niagara Playing Card Co. Buffalo NY PO Box 795. Cards have beautiful scenes of Niagara Falls
Views of Norway’s Beauty Spots Souvenir playing cards published by Nyborg in collaboration with Oslo Travel Association, 1950s.
Souvenir of Panama playing cards by USPCC 6th Edition produced in 1923
Not a lot of playing cards have been produced in Panama, only a couple of locally-produced tourist souvenir packs.
Several editions of Panama Souvenir Playing Cards were issued by the USPCC between 1908 - 1926. The design of the cards varied between editions, and different 'fact' and map cards were also included.
Souvenir playing cards from the culturally diverse southwestern Pacific island of Papua New Guinea.
Egyptian ‘Papyrus’ playing cards with beautiful illustrations against a papyrus background.
“Paris Story” playing cards published by Éditions Philibert, c.1957, showing photographic scenes of Paris.
Souvenir of Penang with a different photograph on every card, manufactured by Yong Guan Heng & Co, Penang, Malaysia
Perthshire Playing Cards with photography by Duncan McEwan, 2014
Peru Rail souvenir cards "exploring the land of the Incas" published by Peru Rail, Cusco, c.2005.
Assorted scenes from Peruvian landscape, architecture and culture published by Jan Mer S.A.C., c.2000
Pharaonic Souvenir of Egypt, c.2010
Playing cards in Puerto Rico
Printed by Hijos de Heraclio Fournier, Vitoria, for the French-speaking tourist market. 52 cards + joker in mock crocodile skin box.
Romania Unique Places souvenir playing cards by Age Art.
The Royal Pavilion, also known as the Brighton Pavilion, is an Asian-style palace built for King George IV when he was Prince of Wales.
Russia Souvenir Playing Cards published by The Bronze Horseman, c.2004.
St-Martin Island Souvenir published by Editions Exbrayat
Scottish Picture Playing Cards featuring photographs by Colin Baxter, 1987
Stylish Bulgarian souvenir playing cards with a different photo on every card, c.2000-2010
A survey of modern Shipping advertising playing cards by Matt Probert
Souvenir of Sorrento by Carte Da Gioco Muoio, Naples, c.2010
Southern Pacific Souvenir of the Golden West playing cards - Sunset, American Canyon and Shasta Routes - published by the Interstate Company exclusively for Southern Pacific News Service, c.1915
Souvenir from Crete - 54 full colour playing cards © Editions Eurocard.
Souvenir playing cards from the Greek island of Kos, published by Eurocard. Each card has a different scene, with many Greek and Roman antiquities and archaeological treasures.
Souvenir of Mexico playing cards by Clemente Jacques y Cia, S.A., 1950s
Souvenir of New Zealand produced by Hema Maps NZ Limited
52 Selected Views of Scotland produced for United Cigar & Tobacco Co. Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.
Souvenir of Turkey playing cards by KS Games with scenic photographs on every card.
Argentina publishes many tourist souvenir packs, usually with colour pictures on each card, and with either Spanish suit signs, or else Anglo-american ones, in each corner.
Tourist souvenir playing cards depict the aesthetic, political, social and economic conceptions of the countries to which they belong. They feature beauty spots, local customs, gastronomy, historic ruins or other attractions.
Souvenir deck from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin containing photographs from museum collections and archives on each card.
Swiss Album patience cards manufactured by C. L. Wüst (Frankfurt), c.1900, with a different landscape on the reverse of each card. The court cards depict costumed figures along with shields from the cantons.
Wüst's Swiss Cantons souvenir deck was published in Frankfurt in c.1875 for the emerging tourist market.
This Swiss Regional Costume pack can be seen as an early form of tourist souvenir which subsequently developed into the photographic souvenir pack.
Souvenir pack with Scenic Aces made by Müller (Diessenhofen), c.1850.
In ‘Patia Te Pere - The Big Deal’, Joan Gragg presents a first edition series of 1000 decks in which the characters, themes and patterns from traditional playing cards are replaced by Cook Islands cultural, environmental and societal icons.
“The Blue Train” playing cards from the luxury train service in South Africa.
The court cards and Aces each feature four portraits of famous theatre stars from the 1890s inside round frames, against a background pattern based on traditional court cards.
“Allfours Carnival Playing Cards” designed by Gabby Woodham, Trinidad, 1995
The images for the cards were inspired by the typical passengers who traveled in luxury style in the 1920s and 30s.
“54 Views from Norway” souvenir playing cards published by Normanns Kunstforlag A/S, c.1990s
Selected views of Ireland Souvenir playing cards published by the Irish Tourist Association, 1950s
Views of New Zealand published by G.B.Scott Souvenirs, Auckland, c.1960.
Souvenir of Peru playing cards made by Standard Playing Card Co., Chicago, c.1910
Vistas del Perú souvenir deck, made in USA and imported by Edw. E. Muecke, Lima, Peru, c.1920s.