1933 W D & H O Wills Footballers Jocka Todd trade card

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Documents and books/Document/Card/Trade or swap card/Trade card - Cigarette card
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Brief Description
Small, rectangular, portrait-format card featuring on front a black and white head and shoulders portrait photograph of Australian Rules Football player George Edward "Jocka" Todd. Todd is shown wearing the Geelong Football Club guernsey with the collar up, against a plain background. The picture is surrounded by a white border, at the bottom of which is inscribed his name, 'J. TODD,/GEELONG.' Reverse features grey text inside a decorative border, at the top of which is the card number 173, the series title: 'THIS IS ONE OF A SERIES OF/FOOTBALLERS', and below which is a short sporting biography of the player. W.D. & H.O. Wills advertisement at the bottom. This card is one of a series of 200 numbered cards issued in packets of W.D. & H.O. Wills cigarettes in 1933. The cards show black and white portraits of both past and current players of the time in both the Victorian League and Association.
0 - Whole: H: 67 W: 36 D: 1mm (H: 2 5/8 W: 1 7/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Neil Pearson.


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