Facsimile edition of Swiss suited deck first published by Johannes Müller in c.1840.
This Swiss Regional Costume pack can be seen as an early form of tourist souvenir which subsequently developed into the photographic souvenir pack.
French-suited playing-cards in the Paris pattern appeared in Switzerland around the end of the sixteenth century, when many Lyonnais cardmakers were driven away by heavy taxes.
Souvenir pack with Scenic Aces made by Müller (Diessenhofen), c.1850.
English type 'Mogul' playing cards manufactured in Switzerland by John Müller for export to India, c.1880-1890.
Playing Cards made by J. Müller, Diessenhofen, c.1840-50 with court cards coloured differently at each end.
Piquet playing-cards made by J. Müller, Diessenhofen, c.1850-60. The full-length court cards are following the French style.
Spanish-suited playing cards manufactured by J. Müller for export to Latin American countries, c.1875.
Souvenir pack with Scenic Aces made by J. Müller (Diessenhofen), c.1860. The courts are conventional figures based on French designs.