Artwork : ArchiveNo00114

Cigarette Card 1935






Contributor Name Kevin Roach
Contributor Image Kevin_Roach_-_with_cigarette_card_pic.jpg

Location Wymering
Collection Date 13.03.08 3.46pm
Artefact Name Cigarette Card
Artefact Description ‘Candytuft’ floral series. Silk embroidered cigarette card with purple, white and green picture of a flower. Card surround with green printed text. 5 x 3cm
Artefact Date 1935
Artefact Stored Bedroom drawer
Artefact Form

Artefact Image Candytuft_Card_-_No_114.jpg
Sample Taken Purple embroidery thread from the back of card
Sample Image

History of Artefact ‘It belonged to my great aunt who was in Hong Kong when she collected them. She was stationed there as a nurse.’
They may have been acquired by collecting tokens.

Historian - 'It was a commercial venture to create brand loyalty.'
Historian John Stedman
Previous Owners Great Aunt, Morrie Roach
Special Memories ‘I found them when my dad died. They provoked discussion about family history.’
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