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“London by Night”

N.  1The Thames Embankment
N.  2Marble Arch
N.  3Big Ben & St Margaret’s Church, from Westminster Abbey
N.  4The Fountain, Trafalgar Square
N.  5(Big Ben &) Houses of Parliament
N.  6Regent Street by Night, London
N.  7Piccadilly Circus
N.  8Quadriga Statue, Constitution Hill
N.  8The Quadriga, Constitution Hill, London Same view
N.  9The Admiralty Arch
N.10Houses of Parliament
N.11Embankment Gardens by Night, London
N.12Embankment from Blackfriars Bridge
N.13 
N.14 
N.15Big Ben from Westminster Abbey
N.16The Embankment

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Much Hadham Area

  1Much Hadham Church
  2 High Street, Much Hadham
  3 The Ford, Hadham Cross
  4 The Ford, Hadham Cross
  5  
  6 Park Road, Hadham Cross
  7 Tower Hill, Much Hadham
  8 Yew Tree Cottage, Hadham Cross
  9 Hadham Cross
10  
?? South Entrance, Hadham Cross
11  
12 North Entrance, Much Hadham
13  
14 Rectory Road, Much Hadham
15 Whip Row, Much Hadham
16 Morris Cottage, Much Hadham
17 Hadham Cross
18 Station Road, Hadham Cross
19 High Street, Much Hadham
20  

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Zoological Gardens

1Mappin Terraces, from Tea House, Zoological Gardens
2 Mappin Terraces, Zoological Gardens
3 Zoological Gardens
4 Mappin Terraces, Zoological Gardens
5 Mappin Terraces, Zoological Gardens
6 Mappin Terraces, Zoological Gardens

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“Types of London Life”

Following the trend set by other publishers Gordon Smith rebranded some of his earlier cards as Types of London Life and launched this separate series in 1911.   Initially cards were un-numbered except for the printer’s number.    Some (?all) were reprinted later with numbers.

 The following early cards are known together withPrinter’s No.
   
 A PolicemanNew edition of Taken in Charge
 Pavement Artist [later No.1]11 11811
 Shoe Black at Trafalgar Square [later No.6]11 11815
 Ice Cream Stall11 11819
 A Policeman [later No.3]11 11822
   
 Numbered cards are as follows:- 
   
  1 Pavement Artist12 61466
  2   
  3 A Policeman12 61462
  4 Flower Seller at Piccadilly Circus11 31803
  5 Newsboy11 31801
  5AA Newsboy12 42644
  6 Shoe Black at Trafalgar Square 
  7   
  8 The Fireman11 18959
  9 A Bus Driver11 18967
10 Police Ambulance11 31805
11 Policeman holding up Traffic at the Bank11 31815
12 Postman11 31804
13 Messenger Boy11 31742
14 Street Sweeper11 31746
15 Fruit Seller11 31750
16 Hot Chestnut Man12 49462
17 The Lord Mayor’s Coachman12 42642
18 Punch & Judy Show at National Portrait Gallery12 42647
19 A Horse Bus12 71612
20 A Messenger Boy12 71306
21 Hansom Cab Driver13 4059
22 Sentry at Buckingham Palace13 4058
23 Sandwich Man13 4062
T.24A London Policeman14 44516

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‘Cricket Illustrated’ by Sydney Harvey

Caught
Out with a duck
A Maiden Over

and three more titles yet to find.

Diabolo - See PPM May 1983 p.39 & Feb 1991 p.11

I.The Challenger
II.Position is everything
III.Making a start
IV.Now we’re off
V.Where has it gone?
VI.Trying to show off

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500 Series

478 The Guildhall

508 Opening of Electric Trams, Prince’s Car Starting

512 Chelsea Hospital

521 Palace Yard Westminster
522
523 Eaton Chapel
524
525
526
527 The “Spaniards” Hampstead

551 National Gallery St Martins

554 London Hyde Park Corner

558 Hyde Park Corner and St Georges Hospital

567 Tower Bridge

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Finchley Carnival

Amongst the rarest and most ephemeral of Gordon Smith’s output must be counted the handful of numbered real photographic cards published of the Finchley Carnival in 1907 and 1908.

1 GS
2 GS
3 GS
5 GS
8 GS
9 GS
10 GS
15 GS
4 Gordon Smith
5 Gordon Smith
6 Gordon Smith