Baraja Cuauhtémoc published by Treviño Narro, Monterrey, Mexico Original artwork by P. X. Santaella featuring Aztec and other important pre-Columbian cultures.
Chernobyl Memorial Playing Cards designed by Misery Development Ltd. / Nicolai Aaroe and printed in Ukraine by Noir Arts Playing Cards.
The art of mystifying people is very old indeed. The first conjurers were priests who obtained power over simple minds by performing magical tricks which appeared to have a supernatural origin.
The manner of holding the cards in the hand is related to a player’s needs to view his/her hand in a logically organised way, perhaps categorised into sets or sequences, usually reading from left to right...
“Girls’ Generation” (Korean: 소녀시대; Sonyeo Shidae) is a nine-member South Korean pop girl group formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2007.
Video by Art of Impossible. In this video you will get a short overview of the most important historical facts about playing cards and their history.
Interview with Tom and Judy Dawson from 52 Plus Joker. Chatting about the history of playing cards, uses of cards and collecting.
Playing cards used to help troops identify the most-wanted members of Saddam Hussein's government. 2003.
Legends Playing Card Company (founded 2013) aspires to print the highest quality playing cards and packaging in the world.
“Piñón Fijo” is an Argentine clown, whose real name is Fabián Gómez. He is well-known on Argentine children's television.
In this video Ana Cortez examines the relationship between ordinary playing cards and the calendar.
Quartet game featuring the kobold Pumuckl, creation of the German author Ellis Kaut.
Safety First card game embodying the Kerb Drill, published by John Jaques & Son Ltd, 1940s.
Richard Valentine Pitchford, better known as Cardini, is one of that select band of performers who became legends during their own lifetimes