ANTARCTIC TRADE CARDS - Originally Series 2
Sir Ernest H. Shackleton.
088. SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON. Issued by Anglo-American Chewing Gum Ltd ('Bell Boy' Bubble Gum). (1950s). Card number 21 from a set of 36 entitled "Men of Courage". Size: Ca. 3.9" x 2.62".
Recto: View of 4 men, a sledge, ice and ship in distance. Text: 'BELL BOY' SERIES OF 36 MEN OF COURAGE | ANTARCTIC EXPLORER Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922), one of the bravest British explorers led an Antarctic expedition in 1907 and reached a point further south than any previously recorded. He devoted his life to the exploration of Antarctica where he diued on board the "Quest" during his 3rd expedition. | 21 | On left margin: ANGLO 'BELL BOY' Regd. BUBBLE GUM. On right margin: ANGLO AMERICAN CHEWING GUM LTD, HALIFAX, ENGLAND. At base of card: MADE FROM GUM-BASE SUGAR, CORN STARCH, NATURAL & ARTIFICIAL FLAVOURS & COLOURING | BUBBLE GUM | ANGLO 'BELL BOY' | TRADE MARK | BUBBLE GUN | ANGLO-AMERICAN CHEWING GUM LTD. HALIFAX, ENGLAND
Note: Image and information courtesy of Evan Jones, Wiltshire, England.