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TOBACCO CARD: "Mr. Winston Churchill"


Edition: "Boer War Celebrities" series (1 of 45)
Date: 1901
Published: Cohen, Weenen & Co. [London]
Size (Details): 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches (Full-color drawing)

Category: Ephemera
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 2603

Description: Elegant, bust-length, full-color portrait drawing of "Mr. Winston Churchill" in Boer War battle dress. One of 45 cards in a "Boer War Celebrities" series issued in 1901 by Cohen, Weenen & Co.
The card verso advertises "Sweet Crop Smoking Mixture."
The condition is virtually mint.

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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).










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