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Published April 05, 2016 Updated April 22, 2022

Black Tango

‘Black Tango’ playing cards with photographs of dancing couples published by Gardés Editorial, 2003.

2003 Argentina Gardés Editorial Luis A. González Gardel Music Photography Tango Add to Collection

‘Black Tango’ playing cards with archival photographs of dancing couples published by Gardés Editorial, 2003. Overall design by Luis A. González.

‘Black Tango’ playing cards published by Gardés Editorial, 2003 ‘Black Tango’ playing cards published by Gardés Editorial, 2003 ‘Black Tango’ playing cards published by Gardés Editorial, 2003

Above: ‘Black Tango’ playing cards published by Gardés Editorial, Buenos Aires, 2003. 52 cards + 2 jokers + 2 extra cards in box. The reverse shows music score

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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