Waddington’s Sporting Series

Waddington’s Sporting Series, 1933

Designs by Paul Brown, G.D. Armour, Barribal, George Dervill Rowlandson (1861-1928) and others

Waddington's Pictorial Playing Cards comprises over 80 subjects all beautifully lithographed in ten colours, gold and silver, and produced from original paintings by famous artists. Each pack is linen grained and complete with 22 carat gold edges.

painting by Rowlansdon painting by Rowlandson

1980s Revival

Above: the Hunting theme was still popular in the late 1970s & 1980s. The painting is signed R. L. Harvey. Image courtesy Matt Probert.

Last Updated December 14, 2021 at 10:21am


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