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Air India 1980

Air India

‘Air India’ playing cards, made in India.

Asha Industries’ Castilian pattern 2002

Asha Industries’ Castilian pattern

Colourful Spanish (Castilian) pattern cards made by Asha Industries in India for Mexico.

Bharata Major Arcana Tarot 2018

Bharata Major Arcana Tarot

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

Bharata Playing Cards 2018

Bharata Playing Cards

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

Chitrashala Press 1940

Chitrashala Press

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

Dasavatara Ganjifa from India 1950

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.

Dilkhus playing cards for India 1922

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.

Divine Art 2016

Divine Art

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

EduStack — Playing Cards for Math & Astronomy

EduStack — Playing Cards for Math & Astronomy

EduStack is a team from India passionate about gaming and education that has created two sets of custom playing cards about Maths and Astronomy

EPCS February 1997 Newsletter

EPCS February 1997 Newsletter Members Only

Transformation • John Leighton - Goodall's Owen Jones • Alfred Bird • Worshipful Pack 1996 • Prince of Wales' visit to India • De La Rue Walt Disney Packs • Heritage Toy & Games • Hammer Films • Waddingtons • Flora • C.W. Faulkner • Gaelcarta • Perry • Isle or Man Part 9 • WWII • Irish Historic Set

Eves Playing Cards 1980

Eves Playing Cards

A pack of cards with colour photos of Indian film stars from the era

Far East 1980

Far East

Far East playing cards with designs by Isabel Ibáñez de Sendadiano, c.1980.

Ganjifa™ 2002


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

Guru Ganjifa 2016

Guru Ganjifa

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

Handmade Ganjifa Birds Playing Cards 1991

Handmade Ganjifa Birds Playing Cards

This set of Ganjifa cards is a beautiful example of traditional cards from India.

Indian Ganjifa Playing Cards

Indian Ganjifa Playing Cards

‘Ganjifa’ playing cards made in Sheopor in the North of Madhya Pradesh province in Central India. The Ganjifa game probably developed from 13th century games played by Mamluk immigrants from China.

Kings of India playing cards 2015

Kings of India playing cards

Kings of India playing cards depicting the four greatest dynasties of India.

Lingo Pix 2006

Lingo Pix

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

Math Stack 2015

Math Stack

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