A terrific deck of cards made by Nintendo c.1979 with original designs on every card showing the Ainu, the indigenous people of Japan.
Ancient Civilisations playing cards designed by Celedonio Perellón, produced by Heraclio Fournier, 1973
Spanish playing cards with Pre-Columbian designs from Argentina, 2001
Chinese Costumes from the Winterthur Collection, published by Fournier, 1984.
A very impressive deck of cards featuring 54 different images from “Chinese Roles of Beijing Opera” published by HCG Poker Productions, 2005
Pre-Incas & Incas Souvenir Playing Cards, Cusco, Peru, 2000
German History Quartet published by Otto Maier Verlag Ravensburg, c.1930-35.
Dwyn - a card game about Welsh history designed by Simon Grennan and Christopher Sperandio, 2006.
“Eastern” playing cards dedicated to ethnic Buryat culture, 2015
“Fair Play” cross cultural playing cards illustrated by Canadian artist Stephen B. MacInnes
Far East playing cards with designs by Isabel Ibáñez de Sendadiano, c.1980
“Girls’ Generation” (Korean: 소녀시대; Sonyeo Shidae) is a nine-member South Korean pop girl group formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2007. There are plenty of playing cards amongst their merchandise...
Inka Culture playing cards, Peru, c.2000, promoting alpaca and cotton
Irish Legendary deck featuring figures in the Legends of Ireland, designed by Rachel Arbuckle, 1990.
Tango playing cards manufactured in Argentina, 2001
The Maya Deck produced by Stancraft for Hoyle, 1976.
Mongolian Religious Mask Dancing playing cards, c.2010
Naipes Cardón designed by Mario Luis Rivero depicting traditional Argentine culture and identity, 2002.
Neerlands Glorie Kwartetspel published by Hausemann & Hötte N.V, Amsterdam, 1945.
Egyptian ‘Papyrus’ playing cards with beautiful illustrations against a papyrus background.
Roman Empire playing cards designed by G. Wyatt for Green Board Game Co Ltd., 2011.
Dutch singers, TV and theatre artist playing cards for “Story” magazine, 1978.
Each card has a different photo of elements of the terracotta army whose purpose was to protect the emperor Qin Shi Huang in his afterlife
“Terracotta Warriors of Emperor Qin” collectible playing cards, made in China, c.2010.
Baraja Tonalamatl Mexican Aztec playing cards based on the prehispanic Codex Borgia manuscript.