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Two early makers, Thomas and Sands & McDougall, used courts copied from those of the New York Consolidated Card Co.

44: Australia

A Motley Pack

A book titled “On The Cards” or “A Motley Pack” by Garnet Walch (1843-1913) was published in Melbourne (Australia) and illustrated by George Gordon McCrae in 1875.

A Motley Pack 1875

Adelaide Casino

Adelaide Casino by Spicers Paper Ltd, 1987.

Adelaide Casino 1987

Alison McDonald

Artwork for The Watersprite Tarot© designed and painted by Alison McDonald.

Alison McDonald

Ausgold by SNP

“Ausgold” by SNP Ausprint Pty Ltd

Ausgold by SNP

Australia

Playing cards from Australia.

Australia

Australia by Steve Parish

Australia souvenir deck with photography by Steve Parish

Australia by Steve Parish

Australian Excise Duty

Excise Duty was introduced on Australian playing cards in 1932

Australian Excise Duty 1932

Billabong playing cards

Billabong Dual Deck by Hudson Industries, 1950s.

Billabong playing cards 1950

Bosch Puzzle Playing Cards

Bosch Puzzle Playing Cards by Sunish Chabba, 2020.

Bosch Puzzle Playing Cards 2020

Brewery Advertising

Australian Brewery Advertising

Brewery Advertising

Cats, Cakes, Clothes and Cups

Dianne Longley is a print artist who produces books and folios as well as intaglio and relief prints.

Cats, Cakes, Clothes and Cups

Circular Coon Cards

Circular playing cards in a round tin titled: Sutherland's Circular Coon Cards published by Hartley Bros Pty Ltd, Australia, late 19th century.

Circular Coon Cards

Collecting Playing Cards with Jan Walls

I collected playing cards when I was in primary school, by Jan Walls.

Collecting Playing Cards with Jan Walls

Comic Families

“Comic Families” card game from Australia, c.1940s

Comic Families

Detmold Advertising Backs

Advertising backs by William Detmold Ltd (Australia) c.1910-1920s.

Detmold Advertising Backs

Drownin’ Surfer

Drownin’ Surfer card game

Drownin’ Surfer

Elevenses by Adventureland Games

Elevenses is a card game in which respectable 1920s socialites strive to serve the finest morning teas!

Elevenses by Adventureland Games 2014

Erlenmeyer City Sights

Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015.

Erlenmeyer City Sights 2015

Estate Playing Cards

Estate Playing Cards with five suits designed by Keith Wilson

Estate Playing Cards 2006

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