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Important Industries of the British Empire Ty-phoo Tea - 1939
Note: Cards are approximately 4" x 1-7/16", and feature the national (or colonial) coats of arms, color artwork, and explanatory text. For later generations, it gives a hint on how attractive the colonial economy used to be, as almost all of the "industries" deal with raw materials or crops.
No. Title 1 Great Britain: Shipbuilding 2 Northern Ireland: Linen 3 Canada: Wheat 4 Newfoundland: Paper Making 5 Australia: Wool 6 New Zealand: Dairy Farming 7 Union of South Africa: Gold 8 Indian Empire: Jute 9 Burma: Teak 10 Ceylon: Tea 11 Gambia: Ground-Nuts 12 Nigeria: Tin 13 Kenya: Coffee 14 Zanzibar: Cloves 15 Uganda: Cotton 16 Northern Rhodesia: Copper 17 Southern Rhodesia: Tobacco 18 The Gold Coast: Cocoa 19 Malaya: Rubber 20 British North Borneo: Timber 21 Fiji: Copra 22 Mauritius: Sugar 23 Jamaica: Bananas 24 Bahamas: Sponges 25 British Guiana: Rice©2002 Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!