Gilbert and Sullivan Playing Cards

by R. Somerville, 1994.
Cat Ref: 11835


 single pack


*twin pack

Country: GB - R. Somerville  
Subject: Music  
Type: Non-standard G-I  
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Details: 17 characters from the operas of Gilbert & Sullivan are depicted on the courts, Aces and Jokers. Designs adapted by Don Jack from cigarette cards of the 1920s.

Characters depicted are King Paramount - Casilda - Don Alhambra del Bolero - Major-General Stanley - The Mikado of Japan - Baroness von Krakenfeldt - Dick Deadeye - Pooh-Bah - Jack Point - The Pirate King - Queen of the Fairies - Sir Despard Murgatroyd - The Lord Chancellor - King Hildebrand - Princess Ida - Wilfred Shadbolt - Sir Joseph Porter from the oprettas H.M.S. Pinafore - Grand Duke - Iolanthe - Princess Ida - Ruddigore - The Gondoliers - The Mikado - The Pirates of Penzance - The Yeomen of the Guard - Utopia Limited

Indices: K, Q, J, A. (in all four corners)

Size: 58 x 89 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers

*Please note: Where a "double pack" or a "twin pack" option is offered, a pair of matching packs with contrasting back designs is available. A "double pack" is supplied in a single box containing two packs of cards, and a "twin pack" is supplied as two separate single packs.

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