“Around the world in 54 cards” hand-coloured transformation pack produced by Peter Wood, United Kingdom, 2008.
Set of medieval playing cards with King, Queen, Knave and numeral cards from one to ten in each of four suits which refer to the activity of hunting, as practiced by the nobility.
“Gilbert & Sullivan” hand-made Savoy Operas pack designed and created by Rex Pitts.
Complete pack of 36 hand-painted and silk-inlaid playing cards with French suits made in Germany.
An early 19th century set of hand-painted transformation playing cards depicting contemporary scenes from Georgian society
This set of Ganjifa cards is a beautiful example of traditional cards from India.
Linocut is a printing technique similar to woodblock printing where a design is cut into linoleum (a wood mixture) using a sharp knife or chisel; the lino sheet is then inked and pressed into a sheet to produce the image. Cécile Jaillard from Strasbourg, France has used this method to create her own tarot pack.
Hand-made playing cards by French prisoners of war in Porchester Castle, Hampshire, c.1796.
The luxury, hand-painted Stuttgart Cards (Stuttgarter Kartenspiel) dated c.1430, with suits of ducks, falcons, stags and hounds.
The Princely Hunting Pack, c.1440/45, is attributed to Konrad Witz and his workshop in Basle.