Trade card featuring Warwick Armstrong, c1930s

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Card/Trade or swap card/Trade card - Cigarette card
Date Used
1920s-1930s
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Brief Description
Three copies of a trade card with a white border framing an oval brown and white printed portrait of a cricketer wearing a white shirt. Printed text along lower edge reads "W.W. ARMSTRONG".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 71 W: 43 D: 1mm (H: 2 13/16 W: 1 11/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1920s-1930s
Location
In storage
Registration No
1987.1801.1049
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by JW Barnes

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Modelled on the issue of 15 cards by the McIntyre Bros. Chocolate Company in 1921 and depicting the 1920/21 Australian team members, led by Warwick Armstrong, who toured to England in the first immediate post WW1 Test match series

- Stephen Flemming

Posted on 26-05-2020 05:22:00