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The 52 Club

The London College of Printing '52 Club' Designers and Artists playing cards, 1984.

1984 United Kingdom London College of Printing Art & Design Collaborative Designers Printing Add to Collection
design by K. Shahidi

The London College of Printing ‘52 Club’ playing cards   CATALOGUE 1984

A pack of cards from 1984 which advertises the skills of a group of artists and designers.

Made in Great Britain by the London College of Printing, Elephant & Castle, London S.E.1.

The London College of Printing '52 Club' Designers and Artists playing cards, 1984.

Above: The London College of Printing '52 Club' Designers and Artists playing cards, 1984. . Made in Great Britain by the London College of Printing, Elephant & Castle, London S.E.1. Maybe you could search on facebook to see if any of the artists are still involved in playing card design. All images (c) The London College of Printing.

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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