‘El Cid’ playing cards manufactured by Simeon Durá, Valencia, Spain.
‘El Cid’ fantasy playing cards designed by E. Pastor, Valencia, Spain, c.1875
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.
“4 Elementos” playing cards designed by Marcos Neila Muro promoting ecology and environmental sustainability.
This article was originally published in “The Playing-Card”, the Journal of the International Playing-Card Society (London), Volume XV, No.4, May 1987.
Alejo Gabarró “El Cuervo” Catalan pattern playing cards, Igualada, Spain, c.1904.
Aluette game by Fabrique Dieudonné Jeune, Orléans, for Spanish market, c.1850.
American Civil War centennial playing cards designed by Teodoro N. Miciano and published by Fournier, Spain, 1961.
‘Amorcillos’ (Cupids), a masterpiece from the golden age of Spanish playing cards by Clemente Roxas, Madrid, 1790.
Ancient Civilisations playing cards designed by Celedonio Perellón, produced by Heraclio Fournier, 1973.
Advertising pack designed by J. Passos and first printed by Cromografía Irández, Barcelona, c.1926. Re-printed in 1995.
Ases de la pintura / Masters of painting playing cards made by Naipes Comas, Spain, c.1990.