Uncoloured and uncut sheet of XV Century Catalan Playing Cards, featuring four female Sotas, four Aces and four cards from the suit of batons.
Wenceslao Guarro Catalan Pattern by Fabricantes de Naipes de España, c.1925.
Spain has played a pivotal role in the history of playing cards in Europe and Latin America.
Juan Roura produced a range of popular designs including Catalán, Castilian and Cádiz patterns for domestic use exportation.
Naipes Finos No.21 "Hispano Americana", in the Castilian style, by Juan Roura, Barcelona, c.1940.
Francisco Torras y Lleó was a playing-card maker in calle Carmen, Barcelona, who flourished during the period 1838-1860.
Cádiz type playing cards made by Juan Roura for export to Spanish-speaking countries.