Two early makers, Thomas and Sands & McDougall, used courts copied from those of the New York Consolidated Card Co.
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.
Dianne Longley is a print artist who produces books and folios as well as intaglio and relief prints.
Circular playing cards in a round tin titled: Sutherland's Circular Coon Cards published by Hartley Bros Pty Ltd, Australia, late 19th century.
I collected playing cards when I was in primary school, by Jan Walls.
Elevenses is a card game in which respectable 1920s socialites strive to serve the finest morning teas!
Erlenmeyer City Sights hand-illustrated playing cards by Stephanie Gray, 2015.
Flinders playing cards manufactured by Hudson Industries Pty Ltd (Australia).
Hudson Industries Pty Ltd of Carlton in Victoria was first registered as a printing company in 1920. In the 1940s they registered their own distinctive ace of spades and joker.
John Sands had incorporated the earlier playing card manufacturing businesses of Hudson Industries Pty Ltd and Valentine Publishing Co.
Kalevala playing cards by Sunish Chabba and Ishan Trivedi inspired by ancient Finnish mythology.
A Motley Pack - transformation playing cards & ‘On The Cards’ book facsimile published by Sunish Chabba, 2019.
Qantas Airways Limited is the flag carrier of Australia and is the world's third-oldest airline still in operation, having been founded in November 1920.
These unusual and striking playing cards were published sometime in the late 1970s or early 1980s by the iconic Australian brand of matches, Bryant & May. Whilst the same court card images are used in each suit, the numeral cards employ matches arranged geometrically instead of the normal pips.
Reed Paper Products of Waterloo manufactured playing cards until the late 1970s.
Formerly part of Singapore National Printers (SNP), the company went into receivership in April 2008.
Spicer & Detmold (1922-48) produced a lot of pictorial back designs. Most decks with picture backs were printed in 4 colours.
Cards from the delightful Enchanted Journey playing-cards by Karen Curran of Australia.
The vibrant colours and artwork glorify the symbolism, mood and positive energy in this exciting new tarot deck from Australia.