Celebrities of British History 1935
Carreras Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Celebrities of British History 1935 Celebrities of British History 1935 50 - The famous people selected for inclusion are from all walks of life and span 700 years from Thomas A'Becket down to late Victorian notabilities and including Chaucer, Drake, Raleigh, Shakespeare, Cromwell, Wren, Cook, Nelson, Wellington, Darwin and Dickens through to Florence Nightingale. The pictures are taken mostly from paintings, many of which are in the National Portrait Gallery, and it's interesting to note that Dr. Johnson on no. 25 is from a painting in the Tate by Sir Joshua Reynolds who himself appears in a self-portrait on no. 28. Text backs summarise each subject's place in British history. Size 68 x 36mm
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Celebrities of British History 1935

Issuer: Carreras Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: The famous people selected for inclusion are from all walks of life and span 700 years from Thomas A'Becket down to late Victorian notabilities and including Chaucer, Drake, Raleigh, Shakespeare, Cromwell, Wren, Cook, Nelson, Wellington, Darwin and Dickens through to Florence Nightingale. The pictures are taken mostly from paintings, many of which are in the National Portrait Gallery, and it's interesting to note that Dr. Johnson on no. 25 is from a painting in the Tate by Sir Joshua Reynolds who himself appears in a self-portrait on no. 28. Text backs summarise each subject's place in British history. Size 68 x 36mm Number of cards in set: 50

Price for complete set: Only £45.00

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