This website celebrates an iconic design, the standard english playing card.
Over 400 packs shown in the gallery illustrate the variety and history of standard cards,
and are intended also as a reference for fellow collectors and admirers of cards.
If you are familiar with this site, the top menus give quick access to pages.
If not, the Gallery guide page explains how the different categories are defined
Guides to Types by Major Makers
Features of Early Standard Cards
Old Cards From Other Collections
The Modern International Standard