‘Stars Play’ card set published by Monty Gum in Holland in 1988. Sold in bags of TV candy with playing cards, these were very popular among Norwegian kids - the candy bags came with a large variety of cards on subjects such as football, cinema or pop music.
Modern geometric designs by graphic artist Mathew den Boer, Canada, 2020.
Cyberpunk playing cards inspired by advanced science and technology in an urban dystopian future. Designed by Ivan Fortunov, 2021.
Monarchs luxury playing cards by Theory11, featured in the film Now You See Me.
Another pack of Dutch costume playing cards c.1880.
Marvel’s Avengers: The Infinity Saga Premium Playing Cards produced by Theory11 and designed by Mattson Creative, 2021.
Dutch costume playing cards made for the Dutch market in the second half of the 19th century.
Dutch costumes quartet game designed by Gerard Huijg, 1983.
Nederlands Stedenkwartet with heraldic needlepoint patterns by Permin, c.1970.
Zwarte Piet by Dondorf for the Dutch market, 1906.
The Bristol Pack, an exhibition of playing cards designed by Bristol artists, 2005.
Zwanenberg’s Kwartetspel printed by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland, 1938.
“H-O Kwartetspel” children’s card game promoting quick cooking oatmeal (instant porridge), 1930s.
Norwegian Troll Cards published by Aune Forlag of Trondheim, c.2000.
Crikey! Classic British Comics playing cards published by Bird Playing Cards, 2013.
Asperge Kwartet published by Knorr.
Gilbert and Sullivan deck created by Don Jack using artwork from Players cigarette cards.
Bandsman Snap by Chiefton Products Ltd of Bristol, c.1950s.
Musikinstrumente quartet game published by Verlag für Lehrmittel, Pössneck, 1984.
Railway Stations quartet game illustrated by Wim Dolk and published by Servex BV, Utrecht, 1975.
Nature Quartet game published by Staatsbosbeheer, printed by Roem Speelkaarten, Kampen.
Fairy Tales quartet published by Heinrich Schwarz + Co for Dutch market, c.1970.
Nationale-Nederlanden insurance company, 1984.
Neerlands Glorie Kwartetspel published by Hausemann & Hötte N.V, Amsterdam, 1945.
Verkeers Kwartet by Nederlandse Spellenfabriek BV, Amsterdam, 1965.
World of Harry Potter playing cards produced by Winning Moves under Waddingtons Number 1 brand, 2019.
Boekenkwartet featuring illustrations from children's books, 1970s.
Bicycle Cybertech playing cards inspired by cyberpunk genre, illustrated by Jamie Meza, 2019.
Musical Snap by C.W. Faulkner & Co., c.1900.
Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire, 2005.
Jip en Janneke quartet game published by Hema, a Dutch department store, c.1960.
Papita Sport Kwartet by Nederlandse Spellenfabriek, c.1975.
Emoticon playing cards designed by Buy Design Studios, 2016.
Lego Batman Movie playing cards, 2017
‘Stars Play’ card set published by Monty Gum, Leiden, 1988.
“007 Die Another Day” James Bond themed playing cards, 2002.
Facsimile of Dondorf’s “Musikalisches Kartenspiel” (c.1862) published by Lo Scarabeo, 2004
Film Stars from the 1960s with photography by Sam Levin.
Calavera playing cards designed by Jirs Huygen for Cartamundi, 2015
Harry Potter Hogwarts playing cards, c.2016.
Promotional playing cards designed by Wim Simons, Belgium, 1960s.