Satirical Playing Cards designed by Peter Flötner, Nuremberg, c.1545
As 79 cartas do "Prisma Visions Tarot" do artista James R. Eads. (Se você olhar de perto, as cartas se interligam formando uma só imagem!)
Les Secrets du Tarot: LE TAROT DE JEAN DODAL ET SES MYSTÈRES
La corte dei Tarocchi - Google-søk
ALQUIMIA VERDADERA: En todos los matraces vemos el FUEGO SECRETO colocado debajo de ellos. Toda la Gran Obra se hace por medio de este Fuego, al cual debemos buscar, orando y laborando, hasta encontrarlo. Porque si lo encuentras, puedes hacer tu propia PIEDRA FILOSOFAL. AV
Part of sheet of German playing cards, c1570. Misprints of playing cards were used as filling for book bindings or reinforcement for book spines. Thanks to this secondary use we can see and admire playing cards that as (incomplete) pack did not survive the ages. When old books get restored sheets like this are revealed.
Maziar Ashrafian BonabIran Archaeology Ganjifa Playing Cards Ganjifa and Aas-Naas are traditional Iranian card games whose history goes back to the 15th century Safavid period. Apparently Ganjifa was similar to Hokm and Aas-Naas to Poker. These hand-painted playing cards are all from the late Qajar period and are made of lacquered papier-mâché.
Spanish playing cards, woodcut & stencil, Seville, dated 1638 on the Ace of Cups. The Ace of Batons and the Two of Cups have small naked figures adorning the suit symbols. The Ace of Coins has a two-headed imperial eagle. Inscriptions on the cards read: "En S (en Sevilla) Con Licencia del Rey." These cards were discovered inside a wall during the demolishing of the former Granada prison, and were probably handled by gambling card players running a racket inside jail. Image of cards in the…