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Anne Stokes Collection

Anne Stokes Collection playing cards, 2010.

Anne Stokes Collection playing cards featuring the magical artwork of freelance illustrator Anne Stokes. 52 different fantasy scenes... but see the Box

Anne Stokes Collection playing cards, USPCC, 2010 Anne Stokes Collection playing cards, USPCC, 2010 Anne Stokes Collection playing cards, USPCC, 2010

Above: Anne Stokes Collection poker sized Bicycle cards featuring magical fantasy art on each card. 52 cards + three jokers + extra card in box, printed by USPCC, 2010.

Anne’s work has been licensed on a wide variety of products including posters, calendars, T-shirts, sculptures, bedding, jewellery, card decks and more. Visit www.annestokes.com

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By Matt Probert

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I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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