Cigarette card album
John Player and Sons
Cardbaord and paper
190 mm (height); 268 mm (width)
Place of origin
National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
A brown imitation leather cardboard album of cigarette cards. The cover of the album has a white border and inside this is a white oval enclosing a colour illustration of a sailing ship at sea. Beneath this are the words Cigarette Pictures British Made. Each black paper page has ten rectangular 'windows'. In each of these is inserted a cigarette card enabling one to view the picture on one side, and the written description on the reverse.
Donated to the Museum of Childhood by F. W. Boden in July 1974.
Makers and roles
John Player and Sons, manufacturer W.D and H.O. Wills , manufacturer