ANTARCTIC TRADE CARDS - Originally Series 2
Captain R. F. Scott.
050. CAPTAIN R. F. SCOTT. ISSUED BY F & J SMITH'S CIGARETTES. (1911). Card number 9 from a set of 50 entitled "Famous Explorers." Size: Ca, 2.65" x 1.42".
Recto: Portrait of Scott on right in polar clothing; dog team with two men on left. Upper left: F. & J. SMITH'S CIGARETTES. Lower right: CAPTAIN R. F. SCOTT.
Verso: SERIES OF 50. | NO. 9 | FAMOUS EXPLORERS. | Captain Robert F. Scott, | R.N., C.V.O. | The distinguished Commander of the British Antarctic Expedition (1910) was born at Devonport, June 6, 1868. He entered the Navy in 1882, and served successively in the Rover, Amphion, and the Majestic. Commanded the National Antarctic Expedition 1900-4. In the Discovery (485 tons) he reached and named Edward VII.'s Land, and thence he travelled in sledges to a latitude of 82° 16' 3" S. | SMITH'S | "ALBION" GOLD FLAKE | CIGARETTES | COPYRIGHT
Note: Image and information courtesy of Evan Jones, Wiltshire, England.