1929 B. Morris How to Sketch Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title B. Morris How to Sketch
Year 1929
Size 1 3/8″ x 2 5/8″
Images Black and White
Type Tobacco
Number in Set
50

1929 B. Morris How to Sketch Set Overview

1929 Morris How to Sketch.jpgThis creative set was an instructional one teaching collectors how to draw. Cards were issued by B. Morris & Sons, Ltd., a tobacco company from London. They were distributed in Morris’ High Grade Cigarettes.

The cards were printed in black and white and helped collectors draw various things. Each card had at least a couple of images providing a step by step tutorial, of sorts. Backs of the cards provided additional instruction about the sketch.

It is mostly a non-sports set with most subjects being plants, animals, or still objects. but two sports cards are included as collectors were shown how to draw a golfer and a tennis player.

The cards are not easy to find here in the U.S. and are rarely seen, even on large marketplaces such as eBay.

1929 B. Morris How to Sketch Set Checklist

  1. Common Objects
  2. Still-life Group
  3. Still-life Group
  4. Still-life Group
  5. Perch
  6. Rose
  7. Wild Rose
  8. Shades of Foliage
  9. Oak Tree
  10. Willow
  11. Landscape with Cottage
  12. Old Mill
  13. Landscape
  14. A Liner
  15. Sparrows
  16. Rabbit
  17. Dog’s Head
  18. Pig
  19. Bull’s Head
  20. Horse’s Head
  21. Horse’s Head
  22. Horse
  23. Kittens
  24. Fowls
  25. Dogs
  26. Eye
  27. Nose
  28. Mouth
  29. Ear
  30. Nostrils and Mouth
  31. Profiles
  32. Girl’s Head
  33. Male Figure
  34. The Head
  35. Girl’s Head
  36. Head of Man
  37. Head of Man
  38. Head of Old Man
  39. Hand
  40. Hands
  41. Foot
  42. Front Foot
  43. Legs
  44. Legs
  45. Child
  46. Golfer
  47. Tennis Player
  48. Old Man
  49. Girl with Dogs
  50. Policeman

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