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Published July 10, 2023 Updated July 10, 2023

Glorious Scotland

54 photographic views of Scotland by Duncan I. McEwan.

2010 Scotland United Kingdom Neil Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd Duncan McEwan Photography Souvenir Add to Collection

Blue and purple skies seem to predominate in this pack of 54 full-colour views of Scotland. The photographs are the work of Duncan I. McEwan, one of Scotland’s foremost landscape photographers. All the images are in horizontal format which may annoy the card-playing fraternity but that does at least provide uniformity. Each image is named. The back design features a diamond-shaped Celtic knotwork pattern against a black background. See the box

Glorious Scotland souvenir playing cards published by Neil Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd, 2010 Glorious Scotland souvenir playing cards published by Neil Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd, 2010
Glorious Scotland souvenir playing cards published by Neil Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd, 2010

Above: Glorious Scotland souvenir playing cards published by Neil Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd, 2010. Probably printed by Cartamundi. 52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 title card in tuck box. Size: 63 x 88 mm. ©Neil Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd. 2010. Photographs © Duncan I. McEwan 2010.

Other packs in this series include Glorious Chester, Glorious England, Glorious Liverpool, Glorious Wales, and Glorious York (www.britaininprint.com).

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By Roddy Somerville

Member since May 31, 2022

Roddy started collecting stamps on his 8th birthday. In 1977 he joined the newly formed playing-card department at Stanley Gibbons in London before setting up his own business in Edinburgh four years later. His collecting interests include playing cards, postcards, stamps (especially playing cards on stamps) and sugar wrappers. He is a Past President of the Scottish Philatelic Society, a former Chairman of the IPCS, a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and Curator of the WCMPC’s collection of playing cards. He lives near Toulouse in France.


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