The World of Playing Cards Logo

C. Hewson

Hewson

Antique English woodblock playing cards by a card maker named C. Hewson, mid-17th century.

Displaying 6 articles

Sort by: Publication Date Alphabetical Year of Production

Filter by Year of Production

David James Binns

David James Binns

Hand-made “Tudor Playing Cards” by David James Binns, age 12.

Early English Playing Cards

Early English Playing Cards

Early examples of traditional, standard English playing cards of which the best known are those of Hewson of the seventeenth century, and Blanchard from the eighteenth century.

English cards from the reign of Charles II 1675

English cards from the reign of Charles II

This article explores a historic pack of English playing cards from circa 1675, likely used by King Charles II and Queen Catherine, detailing their significance, history and unique features

EPCS October 2023 Newsletter

EPCS October 2023 Newsletter Members Only

Thomas Creswick c.1829 • Winstanley King of Clubs • S.P.G. Caribbean Happy Families • Alice in Wonderland - De La Rue • Pepys • William Bowes - Cardmaker • A Very Rare Pack of English Standard Playing Cards • I Commit • Crime and Punishment • Two Rugby Games • Kirno • 17th Century Court Cards

Hewson 1650

Hewson

Antique English woodblock playing cards by a card maker named C. Hewson, mid-17th century.

Hewson Replica Pack

Hewson Replica Pack

Hand-made replica 17th century English playing cards, based on museum originals.