‘Detektiv Fuk’ card game from Czechoslovakia
Dudák, meaning ‘Piper’, is a traditional Czech card game and this set has been specially illustrated for children.
“Hiroshige” playing cards drawn by Hiroshige Ando (1797-1858) at 53 stopoffs on the journey from Edo (Tokyo) to Kyoto
A cluster of early literary references refer to the game being introduced by 'a Saracen', 'the Moorish Game' etc.
‘Ganjifa’ playing cards made in Sheopor in the North of Madhya Pradesh province in Central India. The Ganjifa game probably developed from 13th century games played by Mamluk immigrants from China.
Nã'ib, the game of lieutenants... these cards are amongst the earliest Arabic playing cards extant.
Playing cards first arrived in England during the 15th century, but none have survived from such an early date.
Utamaro Ukiyo-e playing cards showing woodblock prints of beautiful women