1933 Carreras (Turf) Personality Series Fatty Lamb trade card

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Card/Trade or swap card/Trade card - Cigarette card
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Brief Description
Small, rectangular, portrait-format cigarette card featuring on front a colour caricature composed of the head of Australian cyclist R.W. "Fatty" Lamb on the body of a lamb, holding a bicycle. 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 "R.W. FATTY LAMB / (One of Australia's Leading Cyclists)". The reverse features brown ink text: at top an advertisement for "TURF"/ VIRGINIA CIGARETTES; the series title: PERSONALITY SERIES, the card number: "No. 80"; in the middle a short sporting biography of Lamb; 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")
Date Used
On outward loan
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Phil Morris.



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