Evolution of American Bank Note Co's “Baggy Clown” Joker
“Circus No.47”, first issued in 1896. The staid old Kings, Queens and Jacks have given way to various well-known ring masters, clowns and queens; dashing circus designs. Indeed, the clown Jacks are only a short step away from Jokers!
Dudák, meaning ‘Piper’, is a traditional Czech card game and this set has been specially illustrated for children.
Funny Snap one penny game designed in England, printed in Bavaria, c.1920.
“Piñón Fijo” is an Argentine clown, whose real name is Fabián Gómez. He is well-known on Argentine children's television.
Wu-Pee card game by Pepys (Castell Bros Ltd), 1947.