Monday, 02 April 2012 10:00

Exhibition of Cigarette Cards

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Exhibition of Cigarette Cards Exhibition of Cigarette Cards

On display now, collections of cigarette cards from the late 19th century and early 20th century.

New Exhibition in the Chobham Museum!

The Chobham Museum is hosting a new exhibition of cigarette card collections. The exhibition includes impressive collections in albums as well as complete sets mounted in frames.

Cigarette cards were first introduced in 1875. About fifteen years after that the first full collectable sets of cards were produced in the UK. This first set being 'Castles and Abbeys'.

Impressive Collections

Although the first ever set isn't in the exhibition! There are many fascinating sets on display, including sets of sports personalities such as famous boxers, footballers and cricketers, soldiers and battle ships.

Visit the Museum Now!

This exhibition is only on display for a limited period, so don't hesitate to visit the museum or you will miss out.

For details on how to find the Chobham Museum, visit their website:

http://museum.chobham.org/

Photos courtesy of Nicholas Young & Co Photography: www.nry.co.uk

Museum Card Exhibition

Nicholas Young

The original creator of the Chobham Net back in 1999. Founding director of Reaper Enterprises Ltd and Nicholas Young & Co Photography (www.nry.co.uk).

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2 comments

  • Comment Link Nicholas Young Wednesday, 10 October 2012 14:02 posted by Nicholas Young

    Amy,

    I'm afraid I think you have just missed it - I believe it finished just a few days ago!

  • Comment Link Amy Rowley Wednesday, 10 October 2012 13:58 posted by Amy Rowley

    Hi there,
    Is the cigarette card exhibition still on show at the museum?

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