Here are just a few Wills cigarette cards measuring 6cm x 8cm.
|Beautiful Viscaria card. I normally grow Linum in my garden but this year Viscaria has been much more reliable.|
|Who let the cat in?|
|Gorgeous dried Larkspur.|
Here are some tiny Godfrey Phillips Ltd, Flower Studies cards, they measure 5cm x 6cm.
|You can almost hear the BBC RP voice reading this.|
Now for the cards that really are of their time. Wills Garden Hints cards and only very smartly dressed gents were featured in these cards. I could do with a few of these gents to help out in my garden! Fabulous dress sense and not too afraid of hard work.
|Always ensure you wear your smartest hat and apron when constructing a dovecote.|
|Looks a little like chemical warfare.|
|Mind those brogues now!|
My absolute gems: hand coloured Camera Studies from Cavanders Ltd.
Born and bred in Kent this one has to be my favourite, all the more for it's slightly off target hand colouring.
|A little bit of Chaucer, which I believe translates, "Among the buds I choose one so fair".|