‘Jeu de Cartes 1900’ designed by Marie Christine Schira in the Art Nouveau or Jugendstil style, 1979.
Boulogne-sur-Mer Chamber of Commerce & Industry playing cards illustrated by James Hodges, c.1974.
‘Cartes Imperiales et Royales’ published by B. P. Grimaud & Cie representing imperial rulers and consorts from Austria, England, France & Russia, mid-19th century
French navigators and explorers on a promotional pack for the C.M.C.R shipping company.
Famous people and places of the Somme department in northern France, with designs by James Hodges.
“Dames de France” published by J-M Simon based on originals by Armand Gustave Houbigant, Paris, c.1817
Colour photographs of the World Cup-winning French football squad of 2018.
Promoting the elegance and quality of a range of French products.
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.
Stylish modern designs by the painter, decorator and ceramist Geneviève Lirola, featuring unity of colours in each suit.
The design is purely 'Parisian' but the colouring is green, red, yellow and black. Belgium has taken this pattern for general use.
Publicity pack for Gibert Jeune, the famous Parisian bookshop, with designs by James Hodges.
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.