Henri Meunier was a Belgian Art Nouveau lithographer, etcher, illustrator, bookbinder and poster designer of the Belle Époque. His first introduction to art was in his father's workshop; then he completed his art studies at the Academy d'Ixelles.
Brazilian scenic aces with emperors of Brazil, Austria and France and other dignitaries on the court cards.
John Player Special non-standard playing cards created by the illustrator Nick Price, 1987
“L’Union Fait la Force”, sometimes known as “the Allied pack”, has the four suits dedicated to the victorious nations of the Second World War.
Léonard Biermans had been employed by Brepols from 1871-1874 before opening his own playing card factory in 1875.
Playing cards for gender equality, created on the 500th anniversary of classic French cards
Advertising deck for "Jet" fuels, and "Lion Brand" No.1429 manufactured in Belgium by Biermans, 1960s.
Psychedelic designs promoting Louis De Poortere, a company selling carpets and rugs.
Original designs depicting leaders and allegories from Russia, France, Great Britain and Belgium.
Playing cards designed by Max Velthuijs for KLM airlines first published c.1964
The Mesmaekers firm had been established in Turnhout in 1859 by the partnership of Gustaaf Mesmaekers and Louis-François Moentack.
Mesmaekers Spanish Pack for export to Spanish colonies and South American countries, c.1875