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TOBACCO CARD: "Rt. Hon. W.L.S. Churchill"


TOBACCO CARD: "Rt. Hon. W.L.S. Churchill"
$150.00

Edition: No. 6 of 25 in "Notabilities" series
Date: 1915
Published: Adkin & Sons Cigarettes [England]
Size (Details): 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (Black & white photograph)

Category: Ephemera
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 2629

Description: World War I-era tobacco card, Number 6 of 25 manufactured for Adkin & Sons Cigarettes' "Notabilities" series. Issued before Churchill's resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty, the card measures 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches, with a lengthy one-paragraph bio printed in blue on the verso: "The First Lord of the Admiralty, who was born 1874..."
The card is In very good condition.

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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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