In 1943 a pack of ‘anti-fascist’ playing cards was designed by Vasiliy Andrianovich Vlasov mocking the rulers of Germany and the Axis powers.
Deck from the liberation war against Napoleon, unknown maker, c.1815.
Political Playing Cards, Buenos Aires, 1890
“Atouts de la Vie” wartime card game created by Madame Lucien Willemetz, c.1940.
Back to the USSR deck featuring communist party leaders and politicians, c.1995
Facsimile edition of cards first published by Carel de Wagenaer, Amsterdam in c.1698
‘Cartes Imperiales et Royales’ published by B. P. Grimaud & Cie representing imperial rulers and consorts from Austria, England, France & Russia, mid-19th century
Deakin & Co., 45 Eastcheap, London EC published a political pack in 1886 with caricatures of political figures relating to the Irish Home Rule movement which was a contentious issue of the day.
Deakin’s Political Playing Cards 3rd edition, c.1888
Promotional deck for the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) printed by Piatnik, 1996
French Revolution playing cards published by Gayant in Paris, 1793
8 cards and two jokers from the 'Gironda' pack, showing eminent statesmen and politicians from Lithuania from the 1990s.
“Habemus Boda” deck celebrating the royal wedding of Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Spain with cartoons by Sir Cámara
Imperial Royal Playing Cards published by S. & J. Fuller, 34 Rathbone Place, London, 1828. The court cards show bust portraits of historical figures of England, Spain, Turkey and France.
“In der Fuehrer’s Face” playing cards designed in 1945 by Antonio Arias Bernal, a Mexican artist, but not published until 2002 by Bill Schroeder & M.R. Steele
“Jeu des Quatre Saisons de l’An II” facsimile of French Revolution deck originally published by J. B. Debeine (Reims) 1793.
The “Baraja Constitucional” commemorates the declaration in Cádiz of the Constitution of 1812 and was designed and created by Simón Ardit y Quer in 1822
“La Baralla Espanyola de Regió 7”, created by Jaume Capdevila and Helena Rovira for Edicions Intercomarcals SA in 1996, depicts caricatures of Spanish politicians from that era.
Playing cards celebrating the story of the Chinese leader and statesman Chairman Mao / Mao Zedong & International Friends
Mr Punch’s Playing Cards, 1896
Naipes Artiguistas published in Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Rios province (Argentina) in 1816, by Fray Solano García.
“Naked Truth” Playing Politics with caricatures by Jason Pratt, 1997
A magnificent example of Goodall & Son’s range of chromolithographed Commemorative playing cards from the late nineteenth century.
Panko (Votes for Women) suffragette card game published by Peter Gurney Ltd, c.1912.
La baraja ‘Popular’, featuring Juan Domingo Perón issued at the time of Perón's election campaign in 1951. The reverse shows silhouettes of Juan Domingo Perón and his wife Evita.
“Playing Politics” or “Cabinet Shuffle” specially commissioned by the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983
“Polit-Poker” designed by Bubec (Lutz Backes), 1984.
54 Welsh Politicians on a deck of playing cards...
This 2012 deck of Politicards represents the sixth election year that Peter Green has created these collectible playing cards.
Pomorski Poker (Pomeranian Poker) is a gallery of characters from the region: politicians, media, culture, athletes, entrepreneurial women, etc.
Political caricature playing cards designed by Antonio Olveira, published by the Malaga newspaper “Diario 16” on the occasion of the 1995 local elections.
A rare American Russian political pack by J. Dravin, Roxbury Mass, 1909, depicting events and moods in early 20th century Russia.
Political “Skat Politisch” published by ASS, 1976
The Tax Payers’ Alliance Political Trumps was first produced in 2007.
World Leaders Snap published around WW2, c.1940.
In 1919 Brepols commemorated the victories of World War I with two new packs featuring portraits of Allied leaders on the court cards and famous battle scenes on the Aces.