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1900 Jeu de Cartes 1979

1900 Jeu de Cartes

‘Jeu de Cartes 1900’ designed by Marie Christine Schira in the Art Nouveau or Jugendstil style, 1979.

Algeria 1910


Spanish suited playing cards produced by B. P. Grimaud (Paris) for Algeria, around 1910.

B.P. Grimaud pack for Bolivia 1880

B.P. Grimaud pack for Bolivia

Spanish-suited pack made in France for sale in Bolivia, c.1880.

Back to the USSR 1995

Back to the USSR

Back to the USSR deck featuring communist party leaders and politicians, c.1995

Boulogne-sur-Mer Chamber of Commerce 1974

Boulogne-sur-Mer Chamber of Commerce

Boulogne-sur-Mer Chamber of Commerce & Industry playing cards illustrated by James Hodges, c.1974.

Bretagne 1970


Bretagne (Brittany) playing cards, Grimaud, c.1970.

Cartes Imperiales et Royales

Cartes Imperiales et Royales

‘Cartes Imperiales et Royales’ published by B. P. Grimaud & Cie representing imperial rulers and consorts from Austria, England, France & Russia, mid-19th century

Compagnie Maritime des Chargeurs Réunis 1975

Compagnie Maritime des Chargeurs Réunis

French navigators and explorers on a promotional pack for the C.M.C.R shipping company.

Conseil Général de la Somme 1985

Conseil Général de la Somme

Famous people and places of the Somme department in northern France, with designs by James Hodges.

Correspondances 1985


‘Correspondances’ depicting the 52 transfer stations of the Paris Métropolitain, France, 1985.

Dames de France 1817

Dames de France

“Dames de France” published by J-M Simon based on originals by Armand Gustave Houbigant, Paris, c.1817

France, Champions du Monde 2018 2018

France, Champions du Monde 2018

Colour photographs of the World Cup-winning French football squad of 2018.

French External Trade Organization 1979

French External Trade Organization

Promoting the elegance and quality of a range of French products.

French Playing Cards

French Playing Cards

Some of the oldest cards still in existence come from France. During the 16th and 17th centuries France was the major supplier of playing cards in Europe.

Gath & Chaves

Gath & Chaves

Gath & Chaves, Ltd, Buenos Aires, 1883-1974.

Geneviève Lirola 1973

Geneviève Lirola

Stylish modern designs by the painter, decorator and ceramist Geneviève Lirola, featuring unity of colours in each suit.

Genoese pattern 1920

Genoese pattern

The design is purely 'Parisian' but the colouring is green, red, yellow and black. Belgium has taken this pattern for general use.

Gibert Jeune 1971

Gibert Jeune

Publicity pack for Gibert Jeune, the famous Parisian bookshop, with designs by James Hodges.

Glorious Russia 1995

Glorious Russia

‘Glorious Russia’ playing cards made in France by Grimaud, c.1995

Grand Jeu Lenormand 1899

Grand Jeu Lenormand

A pack of 54 playing-cards for fortune-telling each card containing a number of zodiacal, classical and modern images with a miniature card of the conventional type at top left and a letter of the alphabet at top right.