The Origins of Playing Cards
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What was the Cultural Context?
What Types of Games were played?
How did Suit Systems evolve?
What is the date of the Earliest Surviving Playing cards?
What did the Earliest European cards look like?
What were the different methods of production?
What were some sources of imagery?
How have some examples of early playing cards survived?
What effects did the Renaissance have?
What are the main Suit Systems?
What are Standard National Patterns?