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Playing cards have been with us since the 14th century, when they first entered popular culture. Over the centuries packs of cards, in all shapes and sizes, have been used for games, gambling, education, conjuring, advertising, fortune telling, political messages or the portrayal of national or ethnic identity. All over the world, whatever language is spoken, their significance is universal. Their popularity is also due to the imaginative artwork and graphic design which is sometimes overlooked, and the “then & now” of how things have changed.

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Pixar Animation Studios

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Toy Story 3

Animated playing cards featuring full colour illustrations of the Toy Story 3 characters.

Toy Story 3

Disney Collectible Cards

Disney collectable cards showing scenes from Disney animated movies, printed in Poland by KZWP-Trefl, 2003.

Disney Collectible Cards

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Happy Families

“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” Happy Families.

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Happy Families