1933 Carreras (Turf) Personality Series Adrian Quist trade card

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Card/Trade or swap card/Trade card - Cigarette card
Date Used
Circa 1933-Circa 1934
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Small, rectangular, portrait-format cigarette card featuring on front a colour caricature of Australian tennis player Adrian Quist holding a tennis racquet in his right hand and running across a court. Signature of the caricaturist Bob Mirams at bottom left. The picture is surrounded by a blue line and white border, at the bottom of which is written "ADRIAN QUIST / (Member Aust. Davis Cup Team 1933)". The reverse features brown ink text: at top an advertisement for "TURF"/ VIRGINIA CIGARETTES; the series title: PERSONALITY SERIES, the card number: "No. 85"; in the middle a short sporting biography of 'ADRIAN QUIST/ (South Australia)'; and further Turf advertisement at bottom. This card was issued by Carreras cigarettes with packets of Turf Virginia cigarettes in 1933. Card numbers 72-96 depict caricatures of sports people from many different sports.
0 - Whole: H: 65 W: 40 D: 1mm (H: 2 9/16 W: 1 9/16 D: 1/16")
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Date Used
Circa 1933-Circa 1934
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Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Phil Morris.




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