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Ian Schrager Hotels

Advertising/souvenir deck of cards associated with the Ian Schrager chain of luxury hotels.

Stylishly designed advertising/souvenir deck of cards associated with the Ian Schrager chain of luxury hotels which capture the spirit of the times.

Advertising/souvenir deck of cards associated with the Ian Schrager chain of luxury hotels. Advertising/souvenir deck of cards associated with the Ian Schrager chain of luxury hotels. Advertising/souvenir deck of cards associated with the Ian Schrager chain of luxury hotels.

Above: Advertising/souvenir deck of cards associated with the Ian Schrager chain of luxury hotels. . The deck features a different photograph on each card showcasing original and iconic interior designs, with graphic cartoons on the two jokers. Images courtesy Matt Probert.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

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I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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