|Jokers of History - Playing Card Jokers
The top three jokers on this page are of old balloons. The ones in position one and three are dated 1784 and 1803 (not the jokers, the images!). The look like old French engravings.
The bottom six are historical characters.
My wife and daughter are coming downstairs. I need to put this stuff away before they catch me at it. I'll scan more later if I can......