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Chessington Zoo/World of Adventures

SET NAME: Aero
PUBLISHER: Aero Pictorial Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
16330 CHESSINGTON ZOO, SURREY Aerial view with circus tent top centre
37134 CHESSINGTON ZOO FROM THE AIR Aerial view with circus tent on right



SET NAME: Blackmores
PUBLISHER: Blackmores of Exmoor, Golden Shield
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: No zoo name
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
A.18 Male Lion Landscape version of the card by Postales Escudo De Oro CZ3



SET NAME: Chessington
PUBLISHER: Chessington Zoo
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Lion cubs born at Chessington Zoo, July 1946 Lioness and cubs with crowd behind



SET NAME: Frith mono
PUBLISHER: F. Frith & Co. Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
ARK1 LLAMA Llama in paddock
ARK2 BISON Keeper and bison
ARK3 BACTRIAN CAMEL Bactrian camel in paddock
ARK20 POLAR BEARS Polar bears
ARK21 GIRAFFE Giraffe wearing harness
CSN65 THE FLAMINGO POND Flamingos
CSN74 ONE OF THE ZEBRAS Zebra
CSN79 THE ELEPHANT Elephant
CSN85 ONE OF THE LIONS Male lion in cage
CSN93 ONE OF THE TIGERS Tiger
CSN100 ONE OF THE POLAR BEARS Polar bear sitting on haunches
CSN102 THE TRAIN Miniature train
CSN104 THE GARDENS The gardens
CSN112 SEALION FEEDING Sealion eating fish
CSN116 THE GIRAFFE Giraffe wearing harness
CSN130 ONE OF THE SEALIONS Sealion
CSN133 THE MODEL VILLAGE Model houses with canal
CSN137 THE PENGUIN POOL Penguins in enclosure
CSN142 THE POLAR BEAR POOL Two polar bears in enclosure
CSN146 THE BOATING LAKE Boats on lake with aviary in background
CSN147 THE BABY ELEPHANT Young Asian elephant
CSN155 THE CHIMPANZEES Chimps in cage
CSN164 THE LION ENCLOSURE Lions in enclosure
CSN169 CAMELS MOULTING Dromedary camels
CSN177 A COCKATOO Cockatoo on the ground
CSN185E ONE OF THE TIGERS Tiger in pool
CSN196 CHESSINGTON ZOO ENTRANCE Main entrance gate
CSN201 ONE OF THE PEACOCKS Peacock



SET NAME: Frith colour
PUBLISHER: F. Frith & Co. Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
CSN215CT    The South London Girl Pipers
Piper on lawn outside house
CSN216CTView of grounds from the Helter Skelter
View of grounds
CSN217CT
One of the Polar Bears
Polar bear by pool
CSN218CT
The Polar Bear Pool
Two polar bears, one in pool
CSN219CT
Some of the Nacaws
Macaws in cage
CSN220CT The Penguin Pool Penguins in enclosure
CSN225CT Summer Flowers -
CSN226CT The Flamingoes Flamingos with public viewing
CSN228CT One of the Zebras Zebra in enclosure
CSN233CT The Tigers' Enclosure Tiger on rocks
CSN241CT One of the Lions Lion by pool
CSN275CT Feeding the Sealions Keeper on rocks feeding sealions



SET NAME: Barton
PUBLISHER: Harvey Barton
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
-  CHIMPANZEE
Young chimpanzee
C5071 THE MODEL VILLAGE View of model village
C5074 THE LILY POND View of lily pond
C5700 THE BOATING LAKE Children in small boats on a pond
C5702 THE PENGUINS Group of penguins
C5703 SEALIONS FEEDING Sealions being fed
C5704 ONE OF THE TIGERS Tiger
C5705 ONE OF THE LIONS Male lion in cage
C5706 ONE OF THE MACAWS Blue and gold macaw
C5707 LION Lion snarling



SET NAME: Dixon
PUBLISHER: J. Arthur Dixon
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"   Can be found with either blue or black print on the reverse.   How about that Paul.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
L1/SP2541 Judy & Ringo Shetland Ponies in Gilberts Circus at Chessington Zoo Three ponies, two on a see-saw
L1/SP2542 Gilbert's Tailwaggers A group of trained dogs on A-shaped frame in circus ring
L1/SP3101 Western Voltage & Sharp Shooting by Bill and Spangles in Gilberts Circus at Chessington Zoo Bruno the Clown holding Black toy Poodle with Pony standing next to clown
L1/SP3837 Bruno & Friends in Gilberts Circus at Chessington Zoo ?



SET NAME: Dixon XL
PUBLISHER: J. Arthur Dixon DRG
CARD SIZE: XL
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: No zoo name
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
99 Pair of Orang Utans (by Tony Stone Associates) These would be Tuan and Njonja



SET NAME: Escudo de Oro
PUBLISHER: Postales Escudo de Oro
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
CZ1 ELEPHANT - India Asian elephant (P)
CZ2 TIGER - Bengal Tiger laying on log platform
CZ3 LION - Africa Male lion behind plants
CZ4 POLAR BEAR - Arctic Ocean Polar bear climbing down off rock
CZ5 GIRAFFE - South Africa Giraffe's head and neck (P)
R-302 FLAMINGOES Group of flamingos (3D)
- CALIFORNIAN SEALIONS Sealions basking on rock
- CRAB EATING MONKEYS Macaque and baby (P)
- EASTERN WHITE PELICAN... ROCKHOPPER... BLACKFOOTED PENGUINS Pelican with various penguins by pool
- GIRAFFE (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) Giraffe in enclosure
- GORILLA (Gorilla G. G.) Gorilla splashing water (P)
- HIPPOPOTAMUS (Hippopotamus amphibius) Hippopotamus
- POLAR BEARS (Thalarctos maritmus) Two polar bears
- SYRIAN BROWN BEAR (Ursus arctos syriacus) Brown bear in enclosure
- TIGER Tiger seated on rocks (P)



SET NAME: Jackson Wilson
PUBLISHER: Jackson Wilson
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
RB1 Bella, Chessington Zoo's baby elephant Young elephant and bubbles



SET NAME: Jarrold
PUBLISHER: Jarrold & Sons Ltd./Cotman
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
CZ1 LIONS AT CHESSINGTON ZOO (Felis leo) Two lions, female drinking
CZ2 ONE OF CHESSINGTON ZOO'S POLAR BEARS... Polar bear on rock
CZ3 ONE OF CHESSINGTON ZOO'S CHIMPANZEES... Chimp sat on concrete branch
CZ4 MACAWS AT CHESSINGTON ZOO (Ara macao) Hyacinth and green-winged macaws
CZ5 CHESSINGTON ZOO'S GIRAFFES... Two giraffes with fence in background
CZ6 PENGUINS AT CHESSINGTON ZOO... King and black-footed penguins
CZ7 CHESSINGTON ZOO'S INDIAN ELEPHANTS... Two elephants in enclosure



SET NAME: Judges
PUBLISHER: Judges Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Modern/XL
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington World of Adventures" logo
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
AC/16891X Lowland Gorilla, Snow Leopard, Sealion Bay Multi-view (XL)
C16073X Baby Gorilla Young gorilla



SET NAME: Marks & Spencer
PUBLISHER: Marks & Spencer
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Bella the Elephant, Chessington Zoo, 1985 Keeper pushing elephant



SET NAME: Photochrom
PUBLISHER: Photochrom Co. Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Sepia/Black and white
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
V7067 PENGUIN POOL View of penguin pool
V7068 ZEBRA Zebra's head
V7069 "BURNT STUB" Burnt Stub mansion
V7070 LION Lion
V7071 ENTRANCE HALL, BURNT STUB View of entrance hall with armour
V7072 SECTION OF THE GARDENS View of gardens
V7073 BURNT STUB Burnt Stub mansion
V7074 LILY POND Lily pond view
V7075 SEA LION Sealion on rock
- CHIMPANZEE Young chimpanzee
- CHIMPANZEE Young chimpanzee
- GREVY'S ZEBRA AND FOAL Zebra and foal
- LION Male lion in cage
- LLAMA AND BABY Tree in centre of background
- LYNX Lynx
- ONE OF THE TIGERS Tiger laying down in cage
- THE BOATING LAKE The boating lake
- THE MODEL VILLAGE The model village
- TIGER Tiger laying on platform
- ZEBRA AND FOAL Grevy's zebra and foal



SET NAME: Tuck
PUBLISHER: Raphael Tuck
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Sepia
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Chessington Zoo Burnt Stub mansion
- Chessington Zoo Farmyard, mini houses and aviary
- Chessington Zoo Miniature railway, Ferris wheel



SET NAME: Unichrome
PUBLISHER: Unichrome
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo" or "Chessington World of Adventures"
At least 3 variations: 1) Published by Unichrome of Bath 2. Photographed and Published by Unichrome of Bath 3. Publish by Unichrome, 71 Priory Close, Combe Down, Bath (0226) 833897.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
1230 Flamingos Group of six flamingos (P)
1231 European Eagle Owl Owl on branch (P)
1234 King penguin with Humboldt and blackfoot Penguins Penguins on edge of pool
1235 Lowland Gorilla Male gorilla (P)
1236 Hippopotamus Hippopotamus in water (P)
1314 Lion - Africa African lion (P)
1322 Tiger Tiger laying down
1323 Elephants. Chessington Zoo Two elephants in enclosure
1325 Sea Lion Sealion on rocks
2081 CHESSINGTON WORLD OF ADVENTURES Tiger, elephants, lion and polar bear



SET NAME: Unichrome XL
PUBLISHER: Unichrome
CARD SIZE: XL
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington World of Adventures"
  At least 2 variation but we are not sure if they double like the Modern sets.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
L221 Great Indian Hornbill, Bateleur Eagle, Scarlet Ibis, etc. Multi-view: Birdland
L223 Polar Bear, Zebra, Lion, Tiger, Gorilla, Giraffe. Multi-view



SET NAME: Unknown 1
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Sepia
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Surrey Zoological Gardens"; "Entirely British Manufacture" on reverse
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- "BURNT STUB" View of mansion
- "JOHNNIE" DIRECTING TRAFFIC Drill perched on top of zoo sign
- AFRICAN LION - "BILLY" Male lion in cage
- AUSTRALIAN BROWN KANGAROOS - "RANG AND RENEE" Kangaroos in enclosure with building behind
- BACK VIEW Rear view of Burnt Stub incl. lawns
- BEARS' TEA PARTY Bears' tea party
- BEARS' TEA PARTY Bears' tea party (times board in front of table)
- CHILDREN'S SCENIC RAILWAY Children seated on miniature railway
- CHILDREN'S TOYS Children on see-saw
- CORNER OF DINING ROOM View of dining room
- LLAMA RIDES Three children in cart being pulled by llama
- LOUNGE HALL View of lounge area
- ONE OF THE INDIAN LEOPARDS NAMED "SWEETIE" Leopard laying on wooden platform in cage
- ONE OF THE LIONS NAMED "BILLY" Close up view of male lion in cage
- PELICAN "HAPPY" WITH FLAMINGOES Pelican, ducks and flamingos
- PERFORMING PONY "RAJAH" Horse being trained by keeper
- TEA ROOM View of tea room in Burnt Stub
- YOUNG INDIAN ELEPHANT - "ROSIE" Young elephant standing on box with keeper



SET NAME: Unknown 2
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Surrey's Zoological Garden, Chessington"; White reference numbers on front
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
2 - Wallaby
13 - Black & white ruffed lemur on a lead
16 - Two pelicans
28 - View of Burnt Stub



SET NAME: Unknown 3
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Gilbert's Circus"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- William Gilbert's Circus Panoramic shot of horses and performers



SET NAME: Unknown 4
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo & Circus"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- THIS OLD HORSE BUS SERVICE MEETS ALL TRAINS... Horse drawn bus and Burnt Stub mansion



SET NAME: Unknown 5
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- - King penguins by gate and stone wall
- - Penguins in enclosure, miniature castle
- CHIMPANZEE Young chimpanzee
-
Gilbert's Circus
Nine ponies and lady in ring
- Gilbert's Circus Ponies Five ponies with feather head-pieces
- ONE OF THE TIGERS Tiger laying down in cage
- Spitfire Gilbert's Circus Black and white horse and lady in ring
- The Model Village Model village with family and goat



SET NAME: Unknown 6
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Chessington Zoo"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Flamingoes at Chessington Published by Surrey Federation of Women's Institutes
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