A brief survey of the designs of English cards in South America.
A continuation of the survey of designs used in Central and South America.
Naipes Argentinos 'La Partida' y 'Aparcero' published by Obsequios Empresarios Argentinos, Santa Fe.
Playing cards were introduced to the Americas with Spanish explorers such as Columbus or Cortés.
Clearly promoting good personal hygiene, each card shows a young, pouting female model posing seductively and appealing to the playboy.
“Baraja Hispanoamericana” published by Asescoin, with artwork by Ortuño, illustrates memorable people from the discovery, colonisation and subsequent liberation of Hispanic America
The United States Playing Card Co. issued Spanish versions of their flagship brand.
C. Della Penna S.A. playing card manufacturer and publisher, Buenos Aires, c.1930-1978.
Naipes Casa Escasany ~ Magnificent novelty playing cards published by Casa Escasany, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1930s.
Pack of souvenir playing cards made in Quito, Ecuador, featuring black & white photographs depicting Ecuador as one of the great nations on Earth
Naipes “Copa de Oro 1980” manufactured by Compañía General de Fósforos Montevideana, 1980.
Sebastian Comas y Ricart - Hija de A. Comas “El Ciervo” Spanish Catalan pattern, c.1930.
Félix Solesio e Hijos - Real Fábrica de Madrid - Spanish National pattern for Venezuela