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Wild Flowers of America

"Discover Wildflowers of America Playing Cards" manufactured by Carta Mundi (US), and created by Mark Hamilton and Sea to Sky Photography.

Discover Wild Flowers of America

“Discover Wildflowers of America” playing cards manufactured by Carta Mundi (US), and created by Mark Hamilton and Sea to Sky Photography. The deck comprises 52 cards, each having a photograph of a different in-situ wild flower; two identical jokers and a photo credits third joker card.

“Discover Wildflowers of America” playing cards, 1991

Above: “Discover Wildflowers of America” playing cards, 1991.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

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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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