THE NAPIER COLLYNS COLLECTION

The Napier Collyns Collection was donated to the club by notable collector Napier Collyns, assembled over 50 years of collecting. The whole collection consists of over 20,000 cigarette and trading cards and stickers with the oldest known card within the collection dating from 1896. The collection contains a wide range of styles including photography, cartoons, caricatures, club crests, illustrations, gaming cards and modern trading cards. Numerous cards have biographies on the reverse providing insight into contemporary views of cricketers and the development of their careers over time. The collection contains many sporting non-cricket cards including football, rugby, golf and racing.

THE NAPIER COLLYNS COLLECTION

Lord Hawke

Date: 1906

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 cigarette card

"Run Out"

Date: 1900

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 cigarette card

Bill O'Reilly

Date: 1938

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 cigarette card

Tom Richardson

Date: 1896

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 cigarette card

Victor Trumper

Date: 1907

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 cigarette card

Pelham Warner

Date: 1908

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 cigarette card

MCC Touring Crest (B. D. V.)

Date: 1921

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 cigarette card

Jack Hobbs

Date: 1926

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 cigarette card

Eddie Gilbert

Date: 1932

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 trading card

Don Bradman

Date: 1938

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 trading card

Jock Cameron

Date: 1931

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 trading card

Yorkshire Cricket Club

Date: 1911

Level of description: item

Extent: 1 trading card