‘Jeu de Cartes 1900’ designed by Marie Christine Schira in the Art Nouveau or Jugendstil style, 1979.
Joe Snow was commissioned to create a pack of cards for Ridley's House of Novelties brand. The pack has been illustrated in a 1960s colourful style.
Peter Wood’s “2000Pips” transformed playing cards (1999) reveals the artist’s love of nature
2000Pips Transformation Pack
4C Gemstone playing cards for De Beers, 1988.
Hungarian pin-up deck illustrated by Imre Sebök, c.1960.
A selection of examples of Owen Jones's work printed by De La Rue.
My wife and I have recently commissioned a unique pair of stained glass windows for our home.
A book titled “On The Cards” or “A Motley Pack” by Garnet Walch (1843-1913) was published in Melbourne (Australia) and illustrated by George Gordon McCrae in 1875.
About Emily Arkin
PETER WOOD is a UK based artist.
Matarelli was a well known caricaturist who first illustrated Carlo Collodi's famous Pinocchio story. He was also a collaborator in the satirical magazine “Il Lampione”, founded by Collodi.
Special pack for Aeronaves de Mexico S.A., designed by Ramón Valdiosera Berman, mid-1960s
“African Art” Playing cards by John J. Beckvermit III, 1994
Age of Dragons by Anne Stokes, 2017.
Alchimistenspiel - Jeu des Alchimistes designed by Elfriede Weidenhaus, 1967
Aleister Crowley Tarot - Crowley and Lady Freda Harris worked on the illustrations between 1938 and 1943
Alice with artwork by Jesús Blasco, published by Lo Scarabeo, 2003.
Alice in Wonderland card game based on original designs by Sir John Tenniel published by Thomas De la Rue & Co. Ltd, c.1900
Alice in Wonderland playing cards designed by Sasha Dounaevski, 2018.
“Altenburger Bauerntrachten” commemorating 150 years of playing cards from Altenburg, designed by Andreas Wachter, 1982
“America” playing cards designed by Teodoro N Miciano, 1960
Ancient Civilisations playing cards designed by Celedonio Perellón, produced by Heraclio Fournier, 1973
‘History of fashion’ cultural quartet game designed by Erika Werner-Nestler, 1954.
Angler Skat manufactured by VEB Altenburg, c.1981
Animal Misfitz designed by George Lambert for Faulkner Games, c.1900.
Anne Stokes Collection playing cards, 2010.
Apache rawhide playing cards by ‘Tonto Naipero’, c.1871.
Naipes Argentinos 'La Partida' y 'Aparcero' published by Obsequios Empresarios Argentinos, Santa Fe
‘Aquae Sulis’ is Georgina Harvey's second design, in which the double-ended courts are reminiscent of classical gods & goddesses.
Elegant gold-printed playing cards in Jugendstil style designed by Otto Benz for Renault, 1987
Cartes à Jouer ‘Astérix’ published by Ducale, 1987.
‘August der Starke und seine Zeit’ designed by Günter Schmitz, 1985.
Australia souvenir deck with photography by Steve Parish
Baby Dolls pinup deck designed by Willy Mayrl, published by Piatnik, 1957.
Back to the USSR deck featuring communist party leaders and politicians, c.1995
Baracca & Burattini puppetry deck printed by Dal Negro, 1998.
Baraja “Neoclásica” engraved by José Martínez de Castro, first published by Clemente Roxas, Madrid, 1810.
Asescoin 1998 member’s pack designed by Josep Soriano.
Baraja Cuauhtémoc published by Treviño Narro, Monterrey, Mexico Original artwork by P. X. Santaella featuring Aztec and other important pre-Columbian cultures.
Baraja Edad Media, fantasy Spanish-suited medieval playing cards published Mas-Reynals, Barcelona, 1993. Designed by M. Malé and illustrated by V. Maza.
“Baraja Gaucha” fantasy deck designed by Mateo Tikas Plechas for Argentina, 1998.
“Baraja Hispanoamericana” published by Asescoin, with artwork by Ortuño, illustrates memorable people from the discovery, colonisation and subsequent liberation of Hispanic America
“Baraja Mitológica” was first published in Madrid in c.1815 by Josef Monjardín from engravings by José Martínez de Castro.
Baraja PEPLVM features cartoons by Ortuño of famous actors and actresses in roles from epic Roman movies
Baraja Taurina manufactured by Simeon Durá (Valencia) for Chocolate Angelical, first published in 1916.
Baraja Taurina Mexicana Toranzo with paintings by Antonio Navarrete, 2003
Waddington’s Patience Cards from the Barribal Series, c.1929.
William H. Barribal (1873 - 1956) was a London artist who created the Waddingtons 'Barribal' playing cards series, which are avidly collected today.
“Bath and the Cotswolds” souvenir pack of cards published by John McLean of Edinburgh, c.1990.