Colour lithography was invented in 1798 by a Bavarian actor and playwright named Alois Senefelder (1771-1834). It is based on the principle that oil and water do not mix.
Goodall’s “Historic” Playing Cards depict royal costumes of four periods in English history, 1893
A masterpiece in the genre of tourist souvenir decks, “La Suisse Historique” Swiss Cantons souvenir designed by Melchior Annen in c.1920
A magnificent example of Goodall & Son’s range of chromolithographed Commemorative playing cards from the late nineteenth century.