Issuing Company: W.D. and H.O. Wills
Country of Issue: Australia
Year of Issue: Approximately 1904
Color/B&W: B&W
Number of Cards in Set: 50
Card Size: 1 3/8" x 2 3/8"
Issued as insert with what product: Cigarettes

Notes: Checklist incomplete. The title Stage and Music Hall Celebrities cannot be found on the cards - this is a title put on the set by collectors. There is a similar set of these cards put out by Wills at about the same time in Australia with square frames.

There are three different back designs for this set, advertising three different tobacco products - Havelock, Vice Regal, and Capstan Navy Cut.

A card from this set has also been seen with a back advertising "Fisher's Beauty Pills for the Liver." Eric Panther (President of the Australian Cartophilic Society) wrote a great article about this set for the Australian Cartophilic Society magazine and has kindly agreed to let me reproduce it here. Click the picture above to read the article.

Thanks to Greg Graetz and Eric Panther for help with this checklist.

1. Paul Cinquevalli
2. George Lauri
3. Florence Lloyd
4. Mark Hambourg
5. John F. Sheridan
6. Robert Brough
7. Ada Crossley
8. Alfred Dampier
9. Mark Twain
10. Mr.s Robert Brough
11. Kolb & Dill
12. Grace Palotta
13. Julius Knight
14. Cuyler Hastings
15. Paderewski
16. Bland Holt
17. Claude Banlock
18. Walter Baker
19. Sandow
20. Mrs. Brown Potter
21. Dion Boucicault
22. Maxim Elliott
23. May Chavallier
24. John Coleman
25. Winifred Fraser
26. Maggie Moore
27. Marie Campbell
28. Jessie MacLachlan
29. Peggy Pryde
30. Fanny Powers
31. Barney Barnard
32. Lillah MacCarthy
33. Mrs. Maesmore Morris
34. Billie Barlow
35. Kyrie Bellew
36. Beatrice Holloway
37. Maud Jeferies
38. Sara Bernhardt
39. Frances Ross
40. Euguene Duggan
41. Little Tich
42. Aggie Thorn
43. Florence Young
44. May Beattie
45. Olga Beattie Kingston
46. Maud Chetwynd
47. Margaret Thomas
48. Amy Willard
49. Rose Musgrove
50. Nellie Stewart

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