1966 Ty-Phoo Tea : Great Voyages of Discovery

1966 Ty-Phoo Tea : Great Voyages of Discovery



1966 Ty-Phoo Tea : Great Voyages of Discovery Map

The Great Voyages of Discovery card series was distributed in 1966 by Ty-Phoo Tea Ltd. in Birmingham, England. The illustrated 24-card collection showcases explorers and discoveries throughout history from Hanno the Navigator to the 1966 landing of Luna 9.

The series was issued in full-color or black-and-white variations. Each color card measures approximately 1.4 x 2.65 inches. The back of each card is blank. A Great Voyages of Discovery fold-out map was produced by Finding Out magazine.

Card #23 depicts a painting of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and Sputnik 1. On April 12, 1961, Gagarin became the first human to fly in space and orbit the Earth.


Checklist
1 Hanno
2 Alexander The Great
3 Pytheas The Greek
4 Julius Caesar
5 Leif Ericsson
6 Marco Polo
7 Bartholomew Diaz
8 Christoher Columbus
9 John and Sebastian Cabot
10 Vasco Da Gama
11 Ferdinand Magellan
12 Sir Francis Drake
13 Sir Martin Frobisher
14 Sir Walter Raleigh
15 Henry Hudson
16 Abel Tasman
17 James Cook
18 David Livingstone
19 Robert Peary
20 Roald Amundsen
21 Thor Heyerdahl
22 Submarine Nautilus
23 Yuri Gagarin
24 Luna 9

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