TOBACCO CARD: "Earl Roberts, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army"
"Boer War" series
Ogden's Guinea Gold Cigarettes [London]
2 1/8 x 1 3/8 inches (Sepia-toned photograph)
Churchill at Chartwell
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.
Bibliographic numbers (in parentheses) are from Frederick Woods' original Churchill bibliography (Woods), as emended by Richard Langworth in his Connoisseur's Guide; and from the new, greatly expanded Churchill bibliography by Ronald Cohen (Cohen).