POKER IN THE SKY… OR SLAP JACK (1970 El Al Playing Cards)
These fantastic playing cards (ca. 1970) feature “Jewish royalty” including Solomon, Jonathan and Samson.  They were the creation of graphic artist Jean David (not to be confused with the 19th century artist with the similar name).  For this set, David seems to have adapted images from Arthur Szyk… and who wouldn’t want to?!?!?
You can find out a little more on these cards at Grain Edit, and Ministry of Type (though YUM can’t vouch for their accuracy).
Thanks between2worlds!

Playing cards from El Al flights

POKER IN THE SKY… OR SLAP JACK (1970 El Al Playing Cards)

These fantastic playing cards (ca. 1970) feature “Jewish royalty” including Solomon, Jonathan and Samson.  They were the creation of graphic artist Jean David (not to be confused with the 19th century artist with the similar name).  For this set, David seems to have adapted images from Arthur Szyk… and who wouldn’t want to?!?!?

You can find out a little more on these cards at Grain Edit, and Ministry of Type (though YUM can’t vouch for their accuracy).

Thanks between2worlds!

Playing cards from El Al flights

POKER IN THE SKY… OR SLAP JACK (1970 El Al Playing Cards)
These fantastic playing cards (ca. 1970) feature “Jewish royalty” including Solomon, Jonathan and Samson.  They were the creation of graphic artist Jean David (not to be confused with the 19th century artist with the similar name).  For this set, David seems to have adapted images from Arthur Szyk… and who wouldn’t want to?!?!?
You can find out a little more on these cards at Grain Edit, and Ministry of Type (though YUM can’t vouch for their accuracy).
Thanks between2worlds!

Playing cards from El Al flights

POKER IN THE SKY… OR SLAP JACK (1970 El Al Playing Cards)

These fantastic playing cards (ca. 1970) feature “Jewish royalty” including Solomon, Jonathan and Samson.  They were the creation of graphic artist Jean David (not to be confused with the 19th century artist with the similar name).  For this set, David seems to have adapted images from Arthur Szyk… and who wouldn’t want to?!?!?

You can find out a little more on these cards at Grain Edit, and Ministry of Type (though YUM can’t vouch for their accuracy).

Thanks between2worlds!

Playing cards from El Al flights

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