Polar Exploration. Set of 25 cigarette cards, 2nd series. Antarctic, Arctic.
Polar Exploration. Set of 25 cigarette cards, 2nd series.

Polar Exploration. Set of 25 cigarette cards, 2nd series.

UK: Imperial Tobacco Co., 1916. Ephemera. A set of 25 Players cigarette cards illustrating in color the race to the South Pole, including portraits and imagined scenes of both Scott's and Amundsen's expeditions to the Pole. Views include Amundsen at the South Pole, seals & penguins, portraits of Scott, Wilson, Oates, Bowers, Evans & Amundsen, setting up camp, a football match, a sledge party crossing a crevasse, Demetri the Russian dog driver & Lindstrom the Cook. Cards measure 1 3/8 x 2 3/4", color lithographs, text printed in navy on the verso. All very bright & very good condition. Very good condition. Item #24355

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