Scottish Picture Playing Cards

Scottish Picture Playing Cards featuring atmospheric landscape photographs by Colin Baxter, 1987. The beautiful pictures are best seen in a large format which is slightly constrained in a playing card. See the Box

Colin Baxter has an original and distinctive style and has contributed to a number of publications  see more

The jokers appear to be inspired by Book of Kells artwork.

Scottish Picture Playing Cards featuring photographs by Colin Baxter, 1987

Above: Scottish Picture Playing Cards featuring photographs by Colin Baxter, published by John McLean in single or double packs, first edition, 1987. Revised versions were re-issued in 1993 and again in 2014. Images courtesy Matt Probert.

Last Updated February 03, 2021 at 10:37am

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