Happy Families Card Games
The founder of Ariel Productions, Philip Marx, was a prolific publisher of children’s books and comics towards the end of and just after the Second World War.
Bass & Bass ‘Jeu des Familles’ made by Franz-Josef Holler, Münich, 1989.
This “Jeu de Familles” from the 1960s designed by Jean Bachès promotes Chambord glassware.
Cheery Families card game designed by Richard Doyle and printed by De La Rue & Co., Ltd, c.1893
“Cotswold Happy Families” created by Mary Gardiner and illustrated by Chris Rhodes, printed by Willow Press, 1997.
“Country Craftsmen” Happy Families with illustrations by Mandy Hall, published for the National Trust by Dinosaur Publications Ltd, 1978.
Cow and Gate Happy Family game was issued around 1928 to promote nutrition products.
“Dartmouth Happy Families” printed by Tozer & Co, 1989 to raise funds for Dartmouth Swimming Pool.
“Das Lustige Familien Quartett” published by Eugen Schmidt K.G., Dresden, c.1930s
The Game of “Doctor Busby” published by Parker Brothers, Salem, Massachusetts, USA, c.1890.
“Familias de 7 Paises” card game published by Naipes H. Fournier S.A, Vitoria, 1979.
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