R. and J. Hill Cigarettes

London and Birmingham, England (Distributor)

The firm of R. and J. Hill Cigarettes had been established in the Hackney district of London on Shoreditch High Street since the eighteenth century. In the twentieth century the company issued four series of hand-colored, real photographic trade (advertising) cards with their product, Sunripe & Spinet Oval Cigarettes. Their fourth series was "Views of Interest," first issued in 1939. The views in the series comprised:

145 Bath Abbey, 146 Bedford School, 147 Bolton Priory, 148 Buckfast Abbey, 149 Chester Cathedral, 150 Chichester Cathedral, 151 Clifton College, 152 Dulwich College, 153 Dunblane Cathedral, 154 Dunkeld Cathedral, 155 Eton College, 156 Fountains Abbey, 157 Gloucester Cathedral, 158 Harrow School, 159 Hexham Abbey, 160 Kirkstall Abbey, 161 Leominster Church, 162 Lincoln Cathedral, 163 Liverpool Cathedral, 164 Llandaff Cathedral, 165 Great Malvern Church, 166 Manchester Cathedral, 167 Marlborough College, 168 Melrose Abbey, 169 Peterborough Cathedral, 170 Repton School, 171 Ripon Cathedral, 172 Rochester Cathedral, 173 Wells-Borough Arms, 174 St. Albans Cathedral, 175 St. Asaph's Cathedral, 176 St. David's Cathedral, 177 Selby Abbey Church, 178 Sherborne Abbey Church, 179 Shrewsbury School, 180 Southwell Cathedral, 181 Stoneyhurst College, 182 Tintern Abbey, 183 Tonbridge School, 184 Truro Cathedral, 185 Wimborne Minster, 186 Winchester College, 187 Beverly Minster, 188 [ ], 189 Lichfield Cathedral, 190 Norwich Cathedral, 191 Pershore Abbey, and 192 Westminster Cathedral, 193.

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Resources

J. Davenport, The History of R. & J. Hill. Purveyors to the House of Lords, Contractors to the Admiralty (London, 1942).