1911 W D & H O Wills Australian and English Cricketers W W Armstrong trade card

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Card/Trade or swap card/Trade card - Cigarette card
Date Used
1911
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Rectangular cigarette card featuring a black and white illustrative portrait of a cricketer in a batting pose. Above the image the text in brown reads "WILLS'S / CIGARETTES". Below the image the text in brown reads, "W. W. ARMSTRONG, / VICTORIA". On the back in light blue print the text reads, in part, "A SERIES OF / AUSTRALIAN / AND / ENGLISH CRICKETERS / THIS PICTURE IS / THE NO. 22 OF A SERIES". Card dates from the early 20th century.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 61 W: 36 D: 1mm (H: 2 3/8 W: 1 7/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1911
Location
In storage
Registration No
M11865.13
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by L & T Norwood.

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