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Celebrities and their Autographs, 3rd series: cigarette cards issued by Nicholas Sarony & Co., 1924


9 Portraits in set

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Daniel Defoe, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Unknown printer, after  Jonathan Richardson - NPG D48926

Daniel Defoe

issued by Sarony & Co, after Unknown printer, after Jonathan Richardson
gravure cigarette card, 1924 (18th century)
NPG D48926

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, issued by Sarony & Co, after  John Partridge - NPG D48927

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

issued by Sarony & Co, after John Partridge
gravure cigarette card, 1924 (1844-1845)
NPG D48927

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48928

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

issued by Sarony & Co, after Unknown artist
gravure cigarette card, 1924 (17th century)
NPG D48928

William Gilbert ('W.G') Grace, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48929

William Gilbert ('W.G') Grace

issued by Sarony & Co, after Unknown artist
gravure cigarette card, 1924 (early 20th century)
NPG D48929

Sir Joshua Reynolds, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D48930

Sir Joshua Reynolds

issued by Sarony & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
gravure cigarette card, 1924 (1747-1749)
NPG D48930

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey), issued by Sarony & Co, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48931

Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

issued by Sarony & Co, after Unknown artist
gravure cigarette card, 1924 (circa 1555-1560)
NPG D48931

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, issued by Sarony & Co, after  M. Arnault, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D48932

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

issued by Sarony & Co, after M. Arnault, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
gravure cigarette card, 1924 (late 19th century, based on a work of 1864)
NPG D48932

Samuel Pepys, issued by Sarony & Co, after  John Hayls - NPG D48933

Samuel Pepys

issued by Sarony & Co, after John Hayls
gravure cigarette card, 1924 (1666)
NPG D48933

Robert Falcon Scott, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Maull & Fox - NPG D48934

Robert Falcon Scott

issued by Sarony & Co, after Maull & Fox
gravure cigarette card, 1924 (circa 1905)
NPG D48934