Our Empire 1937
Mitchell Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Our Empire 1937 Our Empire 1937 50 - Produced at the height of Britain’s imperial might, when Britannia ruled the waves and much of the globe was coloured red showing the extent of the “Empire on which the sun never sets”, the subjects are much more diverse than the series title would have us believe. Malta, Gibraltar, Suez, the Victoria Falls, etc., are pictured as are the King & Queen, the Imperial State Crown, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Taj Mahal. But also included are HMS Hood, Tilbury Docks, Empire Flying-Boats, policemen in the Sudan and Kenya, a diamond mine, the remote South Atlantic island of South Georgia, John Buchan author of “The Thirty-Nine Steps”, Baden Powell among the Canadian Indians, the liner “Strathmore” and the Canadian memorial on Vimy Ridge. The brown and cream illustrations recall a world very different from today’s. Size 68 x 36mm
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Our Empire 1937

Issuer: Mitchell Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: Produced at the height of Britain’s imperial might, when Britannia ruled the waves and much of the globe was coloured red showing the extent of the “Empire on which the sun never sets”, the subjects are much more diverse than the series title would have us believe. Malta, Gibraltar, Suez, the Victoria Falls, etc., are pictured as are the King & Queen, the Imperial State Crown, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Taj Mahal. But also included are HMS Hood, Tilbury Docks, Empire Flying-Boats, policemen in the Sudan and Kenya, a diamond mine, the remote South Atlantic island of South Georgia, John Buchan author of “The Thirty-Nine Steps”, Baden Powell among the Canadian Indians, the liner “Strathmore” and the Canadian memorial on Vimy Ridge. The brown and cream illustrations recall a world very different from today’s. Size 68 x 36mm Number of cards in set: 50

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