This miniature pack is very similar to one made by C.L.Wúst in c.1890.
Transformed playing cards featuring satirical caricatures of political figures then in the ascendant, Paris, c.1819.
Three different packs of cards featuring traditional Chinese face painting and Chinese opera masks.
A very impressive deck of cards featuring 54 different images from “Chinese Roles of Beijing Opera” published by HCG Poker Productions, 2005
The deck is described on the box as “a portfolio of photographs of the leading lights of the stage”
London Underground • Cards & Magic • Alf Cooke and Universal • OXO • Dewar Whisky • Worshipful Company Pack 1990 • Thomas De La Rue • WD & HO Wills • CWS Snap • The Rose of the Orient (Part 2) • Just William • Irish Scenes • Theatre World • Alice in Wonderland Ephemera
Cinderella and Prince Charming • Pantomime • Isle of Man • Rapide Printing • Denny Brothers [Denbro] • WWII • Boddingtons Bitter • Peerless • James English • Jolly Families • Lady Charlotte Schreiber [1812-1895] • Question of Duty • Battleships • Nell Gwyn • Bath Pack • Regency Pack • Porcelain • Goodall's Card Games
Tobacco insert cards were a very successful marketing innovation which started in the nineteenth century.
Historical Theatrical playing cards manufactured by J. Glanz, c.1865.
Characters from five famous operas brought alive in artist Silvia Maddonni’s inimitable style.
Striking Wayang puppet designs conceived by Youdi des Aubrys from Indonesia, 1985.
Miniature playing cards, possibly for children, with a romantic theatrical theme. C.L. Wüst c.1890.
Characters and scenes from plays by Molière as drawn by the cartoonist Albert Dubout.
Playing cards showing the influence of ‘Jugendstil’ manufactured by the Soviet Playing Card Monopoly (U.S.S.R.).