Fragments of playing cards and 2 dice were unearthed in a 16th century rubbish tip adjacent to a Spanish house in the lower Rimac Valley in Peru, providing evidence of games played by early Spanish settlers.
A continuation of the survey of designs used in Central and South America.
“Calendario Inka” playing cards published by Power Casinos, Lima, Peru, c.2004.
“Cefacidal” / Mead Johnson advertising playing cards, c.1975
Fenno souvenir playing cards, made in Peru
Inka Culture playing cards, Peru, c.2000, promoting alpaca and cotton
“Líneas de Nazca” souvenir playing cards, Peru, c.2008
Litográfica del Perú S.A. were manufacturers of playing cards in Peru sometime around the decades of the 1970s and/or 1980s
Peruvian costumes playing cards
Naipes Tipo Español “Naipes y Casinos” Industria Peruana
Anglo-American style advertising playing cards made in Peru by Litográfica del Perú, c.1975, for Sydney Ross S.A. / Winthrop Pepsamar indigestion remedy.
Peru Rail souvenir cards "exploring the land of the Incas" published by Peru Rail, Cusco, c.2005.
Playing cards have been travelling from Spain to South American colonies ever since Christopher Columbus.
Assorted scenes from Peruvian landscape, architecture and culture published by Jan Mer S.A.C., c.2000
Souvenir of Peru playing cards made by Standard Playing Card Co., Chicago, c.1910