Oksana Pushnjak has created a set of cards depicting 16th century kings and queens of Europe.
A Royal Game featuring Queen Victoria’s children and extended family, published by A. Collier, London, c.1896.
Kings and Queens of Portugal between 1185 - 1279. by V. de J.J. Nunes , Lisbon, Portugal, 1977.
Facsimile edition of cards first published by Carel de Wagenaer, Amsterdam in c.1698
‘Cartes Imperiales et Royales’ published by B. P. Grimaud & Cie representing imperial rulers and consorts from Austria, England, France & Russia, mid-19th century
King Christian IV anniversary pack, designed by Thora Fisker and printed by L. Jevison Junior, 1988.
Dutch costume playing cards made for the Dutch market in the second half of the 19th century.
Another pack of Dutch costume playing cards c.1880.
“France Royale” Bridge playing cards by Willy Mayrl depict historical characters from France’s royal past.
“Habemus Boda” deck celebrating the royal wedding of Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Spain with cartoons by Sir Cámara
Hide & Seek with the Kings & Queens of England by John Jaques & Son, c.1875.
Imperial Royal Playing Cards published by S. & J. Fuller, 34 Rathbone Place, London, 1828. The court cards show bust portraits of historical figures of England, Spain, Turkey and France.
Kaiser Jubiläum Imperial playing cards made in Austria by Ferd Piatnik & Sons, Vienna.
In 1935 a souvenir pack of playing cards to celebrate the King's 65th birthday was commissioned from the British firm of De La Rue.
For collectors, researchers, students, academics and others like yourself.
Share the treasures of your collection. You can upload anything. Antique packs, cardistry, children’s card games, share your cherished collection, start your own playing card blog, post your sale list, review your favourite packs, or promote Kickstarter projects.Add New Article