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Barker Miscellaneous Trade Cards Circus Scenes 1961 Circus Scenes 1961 EL24 - This set was produced in collaboration with Bertam Mills’ Circus and pictures the acts and the Mills Brothers, Cyril and Bernard who carried on the circus founded by their father Bertram. In those days animal acts were still considered acceptable so there are elephants balancing and driving a car, lions and tigers and their tamers, horses and ponies, dogs and monkeys as well as human clowns, trapeze acts, high wire performers, the Ringmaster etc. There are also interesting pictures of the circus on the road and the outside of the big top. The card backs tell you all about circus life. An interesting set taking a peek at circus life in the 1960s. The cards are size 97 x 50mm
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Circus Scenes 1961

Circus Scenes 1961

Barker - EL24 in set

£50.00

Barker Miscellaneous Trade Cards Famous People 1961 Famous People 1961 EL24 - This is a very interesting set containing a good mix of well-known figures both very old and from the twentieth century. For instance, this includes Florence Nightingale, George Stephenson, Lord Nelson and William Shakespeare alongside Charles Dickens, comedy film star Charles Chaplin, athlete Roger Bannister, climber Sir Edmund Hillary, American President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Scouts founder Lord Baden-Powell and British wartime leader Winston Churchill. The colourful drawings are backed by informative text making this an ideal addition to any collection. Lyons Maid also issued an alike series in 1962, but with 48cards, with two different printings of the series titles on the reverse. Cards size 98 x 51mm.
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Famous People 1961

Famous People 1961

Barker - EL24 in set

£50.00

 
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