1966 Lyons Maid : Famous People

1966 Lyons Maid : Famous People



1966 Lyons Maid : Famous People #48 - Yuri Gagarin

The Famous People card series was distributed in 1966 by J. Lyons & Co. Ltd. of London. One card was included with ice cream products from the Lyons Maid brand. The illustrated 48-card collection showcases important figures of the 19th and 20th centuries. The Cigarette and Trade Card Catalogue reference is LYO-220.

Each card measures approximately 1.375 x 2.625 inches. The series was printed with large and small typeface variants. An Album of Famous People collector scrapbook was sold separately for six pence.

Card #48 depicts a painting of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and the orbital path of Vostok 1. On April 12, 1961, Gagarin became the first human to fly in space and orbit the Earth. A similar illustration was printed in the Great Achievements card series from Ty-Phoo Tea.

1966 Lyons Maid : Famous People #48 - Yuri Gagarin


Checklist
1 Sir Winston Churchill
2 Lord Baden-Powell
3 Lord Montgomery
4 Albert Schweitzer
5 Charles Dickens
6 Sir Jacob Epstein
7 Florence Nightingale
8 Captain R. F. Scott
9 Sir James Barrie
10 Sir Thomas Beecham
11 Louis Bleriot
12 Dame Margot Fonteyn
13 Charles Chaplin
14 George Stephenson
15 Sir Alexander Fleming
16 Marie Curie
17 Lord Nelson
18 Sir Christopher Wren
19 William Shakespeare
20 Franklin D. Roosevelt
21 Sir Edmund Hillary
22 John Bunyan
23 Danny Kaye
24 Roger Bannister
25 Stirling Moss
26 Sir Donald Bradman
27 Tony Hancock
28 George Bernard Shaw
29 Guglielmo Marconi
30 Dag Hammarskjold
31 General Eisenhower
32 Donald Campbell
33 Gilbert and Sullivan
34 Stanley Matthews
35 Sir John Hunt
36 Bertrand Russell
37 Sir Malcolm Sargent
38 Louis Armstrong
39 Brunel
40 Dr. Billy Graham
41 Armand and Michaela Denis
42 Walt Disney
43 Eamonn Andrews
44 General De Gaulle
45 Sir Bernard Spilsbury
46 Pablo Picasso
47 Douglas Bader
48 Yuri Gagarin

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