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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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Qantas

Qantas Airways Limited is the flag carrier of Australia and is the world's third-oldest airline still in operation, having been founded in November 1920.

Qantas

Adelaide Casino

Adelaide Casino by Spicers Paper Ltd, 1987.

Adelaide Casino

MusoDeck Playing Cards for Musicians

MusoDeck Playing Cards for Musicians

MusoDeck Playing Cards for Musicians