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BISCUIT CARD: "Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill First Lord of the Admiralty"


Edition: No. 3 of 50 in "War Portraits" series
Date: 1915
Published: Hughes & Co., Ltd. [England]
Size (Details): 2 1/2 x 1 1/8 inches (Black & white photograph)

Category: Ephemera
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 206322

Description: World War I-era biscuit card, No. 3 of 50 manufactured for Hughes & Co., Ltd.'s "War Portraits" series" of 1915. Printed before Churchill's resignation as First Lord, the card measures 2 1/2 x 1 1/8 inches, with a brief bio printed on the verso: "The First Lord of the Admiralty since 1911..."
The card is in very good condition and is truly quite rare.

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