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Crystal Palace Souvenir Cards R. & J. Hill Cigarettes - 1937
Notes: Cards are approximately 1-1/2" x 2-3/4", and were issued in two varieties: "matt" (matte) and "varnished" (glossy). Card fronts feature black- and-white artwork and card backs feature descriptive text. Thanks to Maple Leaf Collectibles for the checklist!
No. Scene 1 The Crystal Palace, Hyde Park 2 Sir Joseph Paxton 3 The Blotting-Paper Sketch 4 Albert, Prince Consort 5 The Queen's Boudoir 6 Great Exhibition Interior 7 Great Exhibition Grounds 8 Great Exhibition Interior 9 Great Exhibition Interior 10 Great Exhibition Interior 11 Great Exhibition Interior 12 The Crystal Palace 13 Opening of The Crystal Palace, Sydenham 14 The Archbishop's Prayer at the Opening of The Crystal Palace 15 Queen Victoria Declaring The Crystal Palace Open 16 Napoleon III Visits The Crystal Palace 17 The Fountains 18 Peace Trophy and Scutari Monument 19 The Mendelssohn Festival 20 Steam Fire Engines at The Crystal Palace 21 The Fireworks at the The Crystal Palace 22 Christmas Entertainments at the Palace 23 The North Transept Destroyed By Fire 24 The Palace Aquarium 25 M. Blondin at The Crystal Palace 26 Blondin's Fall at The Crystal Palace 27 Visit of the Shah of Persia 28 The Tsar's Visit to The Crystal Palace 29 Dr. Carver's Rifle Shooting 30 The Grand Organ 31 The Pneumatic Railway 32 The Italian Court 33 The Egyptian Court 34 Festival of Empire 35 Football at the Palace, 1911 36 Band Competitions 37 The Great Towers 38 Aerial View of the Fire 39 Palace Destroyed By Fire 40 Remains of The Crystal Palace©2003 Maple Leaf Collectibles, Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!