SET: Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY (KGVI period) WWII, Oversize (set: OFFICIAL WAR PICTURE FROM THE NATIONAL GALLERY)

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logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --ART PUBLISHERS TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON ; NEW YORK -- COPYRIGHT MADE IN ENGLAND.
come impressed on front in oval CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED, set of 15 cards

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A GIRL BUS CONDUCTOR
KGVI England
A GIRL BUS CONDUCTOR
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-portrait of A GIRL BUS CONDUCTOR. ONE OF THE ARMY OF CAPABLE AND ENERGETIC WOMEN WHO ARE DELIGHTING LONDONERS BY THE SPLENDID WAR SERVICE THEY ARE GIVING ON THE 'BUSES IN ORDER TO FREE THE MEN FOR COMBAT DUTIES.
inside right:- GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FROM.....

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AIR-GUNNER IN GUN TURRET(NIGHT)
KGVI England
AIR-GUNNER IN GUN TURRET(NIGHT)
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-AIR-GUNNER IN GUN TURRET(NIGHT) AN AIR-GUNNER READY TO ATTACK AT A MOMENTS NOTICE ANY GERMAN AIRCRAFT WHICH MAY LOOM UP OUT OF THE DARKNESS.
inside right:- GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FROM.....

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BORDEAUX REFUGEES AT FALMOUTH
KGVI England
BORDEAUX REFUGEES AT FALMOUTH
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-BORDEAUX REFUGEES AT FALMOUTH SHIPS OF SEVERAL NATIONS AT FALMOUTH WHICH BROUGHT TO THIS COUNTRY BRITISH TROOPS AND MANY MEMBERS OF ALLIED FORCES FROM BORDEAUX AFTER THE FINAL COLLAPSE
inside right:- GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FROM.....

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CASUALTY NO. 1
KGVI England
CASUALTY NO. 1
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-CASUALTY NO. 1 A PAINTING WHICH SHOWS WITH FORCEFUL REALISM HOW THE GERMAN AIR ATTACK STRIKES AT THE CIVILIAN POPULATION.
inside right:- GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FROM.....

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CORPORAL J.D.M. PEARSON, E.G.M.
KGVI England
CORPORAL J.D.M. PEARSON, E.G.M.
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-CORPORAL J.D.M. PEARSON, E.G.M. WHEN AN AIRCRAFT CRASHED NEAR HER QUARTERS AT A ROYAL AIR FORCE STATION CORPORAL PEARSON RUSHED OUT AND ALTHOUGH THE AIRCRAFT WAS BURNING AND SHE KNEW THERE WERE BOMBS ABOARD SHE STOOD ON THE WRECKAGE, ROUSED THE SEVERELY INJURED PILOT...HELPED TO SAVE THE PILOT'S LIFE
inside right:- GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FROM.....

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FIRE HOSE PRACTICE IN ST. JAME'S PARK
KGVI England
FIRE HOSE PRACTICE IN ST. JAME'S PARK
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left: MANY LONDONERS WILL REMEMBER ...
inside right: GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES

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GUN DRILL
KGVI England
GUN DRILL
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-A PAINTING WHICH IS NOT ONLY OF OUTSTANDING INTEREST, BUT WHICH IS ALSO A CAREFUL RECORD OF THE HIGHLY IMPORTANT WORK OF TRAINING FUTURE GUN CREWS FOR HIS MAJESTY'S MEN-OF-WAR
inside right:- GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FROM.....

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JANUARY 1941
KGVI England
JANUARY 1941
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:JANUARY 1941 (VILLAGE OF DINTON, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE) THIS SCENE IS TYPICAL OF AN ENGLISH VILLAGE IN THE WINTER OF 1940-41. MANY CANADIAN SOLDIERS WILL HAVE SEEN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE UNDER THE CONDITIONS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE
inside right:- GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FROM.....

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LONDON CARRIES ON
KGVI England
LONDON CARRIES ON
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-LONDON CARRIES ON THIS SCENE IS TYPICAL OF LIFE IN LONDON DURING THE "BLITZ." DAMAGE BY BOMBING WAS NOT ALLOWED TO INTERFERE WITH DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES.

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MINE-SWEEPERS
KGVI England
MINE-SWEEPERS
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-MINE-SWEEPERS FISHING TRAWLERS, NOW UNDER THE WHITE ENSIGN, ENGAGED IN CATCHING AND DESTROYING GERMAN MINES ARE SEEN AT THEIR PERILOUS TASK.

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SHELLING A BRITISH CONVOY FROM THE FRENCH COAST
KGVI England
SHELLING A BRITISH CONVOY FROM THE FRENCH COAST
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-SHELLING A BRITISH CONVOY BY GERMAN GUNS FROM THE FRENCH COAST THIS ACTION, THE FIRST OF ITS KIND, TOOK PLACE IN BRILLIANT SUNSHINE, WHICH CAST LONG STRAIGHT SHADOWS OF CLOUDS UPON THE SEA. THE SCENE IS TAKEN FROM THE WESTERN JETTY OF DOVER HARBOUR, WHICH IS SHOWN ON THE LEFT.....EACH SHIP IN THE HARBOUR IS A "PORTRAIT"

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STOKER A. MARTIN
KGVI England
STOKER A. MARTIN
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-STOKER A. MARTIN OF H.M.S. "EXETER" A BRITISH STOKER WHO SAW SERVICE IN THE BATTLE OF THE PLATE.

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THE DEPARTURE FROM LOFOTEN
KGVI England
THE DEPARTURE FROM LOFOTEN
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-THE ARRIVAL AT LOFOTEN THE DEPARTURE FROM LOFOTEN. A PHASED IN THE SUCCESSFUL RAID ON THE NORWEGIAN ISLAND OF LOFOTEN PAINTED BY ONE OF THE WAR OFFICE ARTISTS FROM DESCRIPTION BY THOSE WHO TOOK PART IN IT.

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THE "JERVIS BAY" ACTION
KGVI England
THE "JERVIS BAY" ACTION
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-THE "JERVIS BAY" ACTION. ON THE FIFTH NOVEMBER 1940 HIS MAJESTY'S ARMED MERCHANT CRUISERS "JERVIS BAY" WAS ESCORTING THIRTY EIGHT MERCHANTMEN...SIGHTING A POWERFUL GERMAN MAN-OF-WAR, SHE AT ONCE DREW CLEAR OF THE CONVOY, MADE STRAIGHT FOR THE ENEMY, AND CAME BETWEEN THE RAIDER AND HER PREY, SO THAT THEY MIGHT SCATTER AND ESCAPE..........see scan.......

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WINGS OVER SCOTLAND
KGVI England
WINGS OVER SCOTLAND
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single sheet single fold, gilt and white margins
inside left:-WINGS OVER SCOTLAND THIS PICTURE WAS ACTUALLY PAINTED FROM THE AIR BY AN ARTIST WHO WAS AT THE TIME WORKING FOR THE AIR MINISTRY.

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