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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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Paisanito S.R.L

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Ernesto Flaiban, Buenos Aires, 1942-1970.

E. Flaiban - Paisanito S.R.L.

E. Flaiban - Paisanito, Buenos Aires c.1953.

E. Flaiban - Paisanito S.R.L.

Tela de Araña

Naipes “Tela de Araña” by Flaiban S.A.

Tela de Araña

Naipes Galgo

Naipes Galgo by Ernesto Flaiban, Buenos Aires.

Naipes Galgo

Ernesto Flaiban, Buenos Aires

Ernesto Flaiban, Buenos Aires, 1942-1970.

Ernesto Flaiban, Buenos Aires

E. Flaiban - Paisanito S.R.L.

E. Flaiban - Paisanito, Buenos Aires c.1953.

E. Flaiban - Paisanito S.R.L.