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Playing cards have been with us since the 14th century, when they first became a part of popular culture. Over the centuries superb artwork, graphic design and self-expression has been hidden within packs of cards... http://www.wopc.co.uk/
Playing cards have been with us since the 14th century, when they first became a part of popular culture. Over the centuries superb artwork, graphic design and self-expression has been hidden within packs of cards... http://www.wopc.co.uk/

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The Combination of Images and Text When playing cards have titles or legends these reference a written/literary tra... http://buff.ly/HQmQVH

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Animal Tarot Woodblock and stencil Animal Tarot cards, probably of German origin, 2nd half 18th century http://buff.ly/HVtDx6

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Heber Mardon (1840- 1925) Heber Mardon was born in 1840. With his father he founded the firm of Mardon and Son whic... http://buff.ly/1bkZy1K

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El Monoplano María González Rizzo (1926-1940) followed in her father's business producing Spanish-suited brands suc... http://buff.ly/1dU0cXW

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The Origin of the Suicide King The King of Hearts, holding a sword behind his head, is sometimes nicknamed the “Sui... http://buff.ly/1gwqRh5

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Provence Pattern The 'Provence' pattern contains figures which go back to the fifteenth century. http://buff.ly/1be2du5

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A non-standard pack created to play an original board game; inspired by the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, such as Han... http://buff.ly/1aJPWgK

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Scott Hill has been working on a tarot pack which can also be used to play card games, the pack has been designed t... http://buff.ly/1i1409L

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A modern twist on a classic Italian style of playing cards, this pack created by Raffaele Iaccarino is typical set ... http://buff.ly/19cZ2EX

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A small set of gangster and mafia inspired cards created by Jacob Reynolds. http://buff.ly/1gei9Vg
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