"Radio Celebrities" cigarette card album, manufactured by Imperial Tobacco and distributed under the brand name W D and H O Wills and Company, probably Bristol, England, 1934-1940.
This series of 'Radio Celebrity' cards were produced in 1934 and 1935. Cards like these were popular and were often the only way for radio listeners to see what the performers they heard on the radio actually looked like. W D and H O Wills and Company, later Imperial Tobacco, were the first company to include advertising cards in their cigarette packs in 1887. They produced their first 'general interest' set in 1896.
- Radio Communication
- Object Number:
- cigarette card album
- visual and verbal communication
- collecting card
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.