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TOBACCO CARD: "Earl Roberts, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army"


Edition: "Boer War" series
Date: 1900-1901
Published: Ogden's Guinea Gold Cigarettes [London]
Size (Details): 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 inches (Sepia-toned photograph)

Category: Ephemera
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 206313

Description: A very early Boer War-era tobacco card featuring a bust-length portrait photograph of General Earl Roberts, "Commander-in-Chief of the British Army" during the Boer War. The verso is blank. The card is in very good condition.

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