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IMAGE number
KDC473574
Title
Principal areas for coal mining, from the series of 'Products of the World' cigarette cards produced by Wills 'Pirate' Cigarettes for the Chinese market, 1913 (colour litho)
Description
showing both the front illustration and the information on the back written in Chinese; W.D. & H.O. Wills were pioneers from the 1880's onwards in producing cigarette cards to reinforce and protect packaging and to promote the product; the golden age of cigarette cards was from the late 19th century until the Second World War and were immensely popular both as collector items and as a source of instruction, entertainment and amusement before the widespread use of television and radio;
Location
Private Collection
Medium
lithographie couleur
Date
1913 (C20th)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • card
  • china
  • chinese
  • cigarette card
  • coal
  • coal mine
  • davy lamp
  • industry
  • labor
  • labour
  • lamp
  • manufacture
  • manufacturing
  • map
  • miner
  • miners
  • mining
  • production
  • promotional
  • vintage card
  • work
  • worker
  • workers
  • world

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