“D’Ye Ken John Peel” by Greta Games, Carlisle, c.1920.
Set of medieval playing cards with King, Queen, Knave and numeral cards from one to ten in each of four suits which refer to the activity of hunting, as practiced by the nobility.
Fox & Hounds card game published by C.W. Faulkner & Co., c.1899.
“Hunter’s Bridge” playing cards by ASS depicting animals and associated symbols of hunting, c.1976
In the Middle Ages hunting was an integral part of life.
German-suited hunting themed deck designed by Günter Schmitz and made by VEB Altenburg, 1980
“Spielkarte für Schützen” deck designed by Karl Heinz Lanz, published by Rudolf Bechtold and Co., c.1966
“St Hubert’s Bridge” published by Éditions Philibert, Paris, c.1956
The luxury, hand-painted Stuttgart Cards (Stuttgarter Kartenspiel) dated c.1430, with suits of ducks, falcons, stags and hounds.
The Princely Hunting Pack, c.1440/45, is attributed to Konrad Witz and his workshop in Basle.
Waddington’s Sporting Series, 1933
Hunting deck designed by Walter Niedl for “Wild und Hund” magazine, c.1977