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Air India

‘Air India’ playing cards, made in India.

Air India

Bharata Major Arcana Tarot

Bharata Major Arcana Tarot by Ishan Trivedi & Sunish Chabba, 2018. Inspired by Indian art forms.

Bharata Major Arcana Tarot 2018

Bharata Playing Cards

Bharata Playing Cards - Series 2, based on Indian folk art, published by Sunish Chabba, 2018.

Bharata Playing Cards 2018

Chitrashala Press

Chitrashala Press produced some charming children's pictorial alphabet cards for early learning purposes in the 1940s.

Chitrashala Press

Dasavatara Ganjifa from India

Chromo-lithograph Ganjifa cards by the Chitrasala Press, around 1950. Ten suits of twelve cards, each suit is based on one of the ten incarnations of Vishnu.

Dasavatara Ganjifa from India

Dilkhus playing cards for India

Van Genechten was one of the most competent cardmakers in Turnhout and they produced almost every kind of foreign pack for clients all around the world.

Dilkhus playing cards for India

Divine Art Playing Cards - Relaunch

Divine Art Playing Cards by Sunish Chabba & Guru Playing Card Company, 2016.

Divine Art Playing Cards - Relaunch 2016

Ganjifa™

A colourful pack of round cards with Ganjifa designs by Asha Industries, Mumbai, India, 2002.

Ganjifa™ 2002

Guru Ganjifa

Sunish Chabba is working on an initiative to revive traditional Ganjifa, the card game most popular 17th Century India.

Guru Ganjifa 2016

Lingo Pix

Lingo Pix Tourist Picture Cards by TM Cards, India, 2006

Lingo Pix

Math Stack

“Math Stack” playing cards designed by Diana Stanciulescu, illustrating and explaining 36 important mathematical constants, published by EduStack in India

Math Stack 2015

Parksons

Parker & Sons was launched in 1955 by Mr. Parker

Parksons

Playing cards for the Bombay Market

An interesting pack of playing cards with illustrated Indian aces made "Specially for the Bombay Market", c.1915.

Playing cards for the Bombay Market 1915

Red Hot Chili Peppers playing cards by Gurleen Kaur

This illustration project by Gurleen Kaur features images inspired by the band the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Each card had illustrations from their albums and the ace, jack, queen and king are each band members.

Red Hot Chili Peppers playing cards by Gurleen Kaur 2013

Star Stack

Star Stack playing cards feature illustrations of famous astronomers and important astronomical constellations.

Star Stack

Swiss Mogul Cards, 1880-1890

English type 'Mogul' playing cards manufactured in Switzerland by John Müller for export to India, c.1880-1890.

Swiss Mogul Cards, 1880-1890

Teen Patti Playing Cards by Anjali DSouza

Anjali DSouza, an illustrator from Chennai, India has designed a pack of cards using Indian truck art and the Indian folk art as inspiration.

Teen Patti Playing Cards by Anjali DSouza

Use Rubber At Night by Shantanu Suman

Shantanu Suman has created a pack to help educate people in India about safe sex and especially targeted at India's truck drivers. The artwork is bright and bold, inspired by the popular truck art.

Use Rubber At Night by Shantanu Suman

Waddington’s “Silkette” Playing Cards

Cards made by John Waddington Ltd. for the Madras Club, Chennai (formerly Madras), India, c.1930.

Waddington’s “Silkette” Playing Cards 1930

Wild Life

World Wide Fund for Nature-India Playing Cards, featuring 53 different colour paintings of a variety of wildlife including birds, butterflies, mammals and reptiles.

Wild Life