Jane Austen Playing Cards
Having done Shakespeare, Alice in Wonderland, Wagnerís Ring, Tchaikovskyís Nutcracker, and the Old Testament, Prospero Artís two gentlemen of San Francisco turn to Jane Austenís popular early 19th century works for this smart new deck of cards. They chose the classic late 19th century art of renowned illustrators Hugh Thomson and Chris Hammond, one of the first women illustrators to get paid a manís wages for her work.
These attractive cards, evocative of Austenís times, have one suit dedicated to each of her most famous works: hearts have images and quotes from Pride and Prejudice, clubs portray Emma, diamonds show Sense and Sensibility, and and spades represent Persuasion. Face cards and jokers show classic images of the characters while number cards have quotes from the books plus illuminated initial caps. A very handsome deck indeed.
From the brief bio of Jane Austen included in the deck: Jane Austen (1775-1817). English novelist whose works, though satirical, realistically depicted the gender inequalities in inheritance laws that made women dependent on marriage for their economic security.
Now available in both brown and gold backs. If you order two of the Austen decks, we will send you one deck of each back. Please specify if you want something different.
Standard 2-1/4Ē x 3-7/16Ē plasticized playing cards, 54 cards per box (4 suits of 13 each plus 2 jokers). Published by Prospero Art.
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