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Chester Zoo

SET NAME: Beric Tempest
PUBLISHER: Beric Tempest & Co. Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: The numbered cards also appear without codes
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- African lion "magnificent"
- African lions are sociable creatures Four on a wooden platform
-
African lions most sociable
3 on grass
- Asian elephants Chang and Dilberta
- Asian elephants Tulips in foreground
- Baby chimpanzees
- Bamboo pit viper
- Beisa oryx
- Black rhinoceros
- Black rhinoceros Emma
- Black rhinoceros Esther and Emma
- Bornean orang-utan Adult on grass
- Bornean orang-utan and baby
- Bornean orang-utans Lola and Pundu
- Californian sealion Photograph by M. F. Coupe
- Californian sealions "wonderful swimmers"
- Cheetah Licking paw
- Cheetahs One animal
- Chimpanzee Eight animals
-
(The) Chimp Island
Eight animals but more adults than the above card
- Chimpanzee Five animals
- Chimpanzee With stick
- Coatis In a boot
- Common marmoset
-  
Crimson-winged Parrakeet
 
- Elephants - Judy, Sheba and Jubilee
- Flamingos
- Flamingos Plus mallard
- Floral Clock
- Gardens Fountain
- Gardens Fountain, bird house and monorail
- Giraffes Six animals
- Giraffes Three animals
- Giraffe and scimitar-horned oryx
- Grant's zebras
- Green tree python
- Hippopotamus
- HRH Princess of Wales
- Humboldt penguins Three birds
- Humboldt penguins With flower border
- Indian elephant Two animals with trunks entwined
- Kookaburra
- Lion and Lioness
- Llama and baby
- Male orang-utan
- Male orang-utan "Paul"
- Margay One animal
- Margay Two animals
- Mississippi alligator Three animals
- Royal python; Rhinoceros iguana; Boa constrictor; Stick insect Multiview
- Otter fountain
- Our agile coatis
-
Palm Cockatoo
 
- Peacock
- Penguin Pool, Chester Zoo
- Polar bears, at Chester Zoo
- Polar bears, Chester Zoo
- Przewalski's horse
- Red kangaroo
- Red lechwe Plus zebras
- Red-kneed tarantula On wood
- Regal tang, pork fish and moorish idol
- Reindeer
- Ring-tailed lemurs Adult and baby
- Ring-tailed lemurs Two adult animals
- Sea Lions
- Serval cats
- Siberian tiger On platform
- Siberian tiger Yawning
- Siberian tiger On grass
-
Siberian tiger
On grass but different to above
- Siberian tigers Two cubs following mother
- Snowy owl Photograph by S. Arrowsmith
- South American tapir and baby
- The gardens
- The otter fountain
- Tiger cub
- Trio of giraffes
- Waterbus "The Antelope"
- Waterbus and daffodil islands "Linda"; Photograph by Peter Wait
- West African crowned crane
- White rhino
- White stork
- Young chimpanzee
CZ1 Humboldt's penguin Diving
CZ2 Penguin pool
CZ2 Bornean Orang-utan and Baby
CZ5 Polar bears
CZ6 African lions Three animals
CZ7 Grey kangaroo and joey
CZ8 Siberian tiger Yawning; Image used on guidebook cover
CZ9 Snowy owl
CZ10 Giraffes
CZ12 Red-kneed tarantula
CZ13 Copper-banded butterfly fish
CZ14
Otter Fountain
 
CZ15 Ring-tailed lemur
CZ16 Black and white cobra



SET NAME: Dixon
PUBLISHER: J. Arthur Dixon
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Can have either a matt, satin or gloss finish; Three variations in the Dixon company text
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
L1/SP2010 Oakfield Restaurant
L1/SP2011 The Lion
L1/SP2012 Orang-utan
L1/SP2013 Lowland Gorillas
L1/SP2014 Mpila restaurant
L1/SP2015 Hippopotami
L1/SP2024 White rhinoceros
L1/SP2025 Flamingos
L1/SP2033 Zebra
L1/SP2547 Fountain restaurant gardens
L1/SP2548 Tigers
L1/SP2549 Chimpanzees
L1/SP2550 Elephant herd
L1/SP2551 Malayan tapirs
L1/SP2553 Polar bear enclosure
L1/SP2772 Giraffes and waterbus
L1/SP2773 The Parrot House
L1/SP2787 Mountain Gorilla
L1/SP2788 Brown bears
L1/SP3343 Bison
L1/SP3344 Tigers
L1/SP3345 Flamingos
L1/SP3346 Sealions
L1/SP3347 Young orang-utans
L1/SP3348 Lioness and cubs
L1/SP3349 Gorilla
L1/SP3350 Gorilla
L1/SP3351 Orang-utan Paul
L1/SP3352 Fountain and restaurant
L1/SP3353 Rock garden and cafeteria
L1/SP3354 Begonia bed and fountain restaurant
L1/SP3355 Garden and aviaries
L1/SP3356 Rock garden and Oakfield restaurant
L1/SP3357 Chimps



SET NAME: Dixon/Hinde
PUBLISHER: J. Arthur Dixon/John Hinde (U.K.) Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Late 1990s
NOTES: The John Hinde Group acquired J. Arthur Dixon in the late 1990s
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
L6/SP11296 Chimpanzees
L6/SP11297 Tiger Image also used by Beric Tempest
L6/SP11298 Orangutan Image also used by Beric Tempest
L6/SP11370 The otter fountain
L6/SP11371 Grant's zebras Image also used by Beric Tempest
L6/SP11373 Cheetah Image also used by Beric Tempest
L6/SP11374 Californian sealions
L6/SP11375 Humboldt's penguins
L6/SP11376 Asian elephant
L6/SP11385 Persian leopard
L6/SP11443 Regal tang fish, pork fish and moorish idol
L6/SP11444 Mississippi alligators Image also used by Beric Tempest
L6/SP11445 Green tree python
L6/SP11594 Red kneed tarantula Image also used by Beric Tempest
L6/SP11657 Asiatic lions
L6/SP11675 Kibriah with her baby Maliku
L6/SP11676 Asiatic lions
L6/SP11677 Californian sealions
L6/SP11682 Asiatic lion Jake with 3 cubs born in 1984
L6/SP11683 Asiatic lion cubs
L6/SP11740 Ring-tailed lemurs
L6/SP11741  Giraffes and Scimitar-horned Oryx  
L6/SP12025 Elephant calf Karha and keeper
L6/SP12026 One week old, and weighing in at just over 100 kilos, Karah, etc.
L6/SP12111 Karha, baby Asiatic elephant
L6/SP12184 Great grey owl
L6/SP12185 Black rhino
L6/SP12186 Scarlet macaw
L6/SP12187 Sitatunga
L6/SP12188 Toco toucan
L6/SP12286 Mia the baby giraffe with mother Samara
L6/SP12287 Adoptive aunts Kumara, Jangoli, Sheba with Karha
L6/SP12311 Asiatic lions Chandani's 2nd litter of 3
L6/SP12312 Asiatic lions Chandani's 2nd litter of 3
L6/SP12313 Karha with her mother Thi Hi Way
L6/SP12604 Upali with Kumara and Jangoli
L6/SP12665 Sulawesi crested macaque Photograph by D. Brunger
L6/SP12666 Black rhino Pangani and calf Kitani
L6/SP12667 Spider monkey
L6/SP12756 Rodrigues fruit bat
L6/SP12757 Sithami
L6/SP12843 Sithami
L6/SP12845 Zebra
L6/SP12846 Elephant calf Sithami
L6/SP12847 Chimp and baby
L6/SP12848 Babirusas
L6/SP12849 Young giraffe
L6/SP12850 Orangutan mothers compare the progress of their offspring
L6/SP12851 Camel and youngster
L6/SP2013 Lowland gorillas
SP2009 Giraffes
SP2012 Orang-utan
SP2013
Lowland Gorillas
 
SP2014
Mpila Snack Bar
 
SP2015
Hippopotamus
 
2/2225 Tiger
2/3146 Californian Sea Lion Photograph by James Andrews
2/4016 Asian lion Jake
2/4017 Asian lion Chandani
2/4018 Chimp Boris
2/4093 Asiatic lions
2/4181 Elephant Chang
2/4262 Komodo dragon
2/4318 Humboldt's penguin
2/4319 Flamingos
2/4320 Giraffe
2/4343 Elephant calf Po Chin
2/4464 Jaguar
2/4487 Orang-utan Subis and baby Jambi Photograph by Emma Hassall
2/4488 Meerkats
2/4498 Asian lion
2/4499 Jaguar Carlos
2/4500 Cheetah Photograph by Pat Cade
2/4586 Black rhinos
2/4587 Zebra
2/4588 Elephants in pool
2/4589 Short-clawed otters Khuma and Malecca
2/4590 American alligator
2/4591 Chameleon
2/4592 Black and white ruffed lemur
2/4593 Young camel
2/4594 Blue poison arrow frog
2/4641 Ostrich
2/4642 Humboldt's penguin
2/4643 Coatis
2/4644 Tiger
2/4645 Prairie marmot Photograph by Stephen Bennett
2/4673 Elephant herd
2/4785 Red panda
2/4786 Jaguar
2/4787 Black jaguar
2/4898 Asian elephant herd with calf "Sundara"
2/4899 Asian elephant calf "Sundara"
2/4917 Bongo
2/4918 Asian Lion
2/4919 Spectacled bear
2/4920 Grevy's zebra
2/4921 Bush dogs
2/4922 Flamingos
2/4923 Red river hogs
2/4924 Mandrill
2/4925 Young meerkat
-
"Esther" with baby "Emma" (mention in paragraph)
 



SET NAME: Fidelity
PUBLISHER: Fidelity Printers
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Jubilee Alongside mother
- Jubilee Beneath mother's trunk
- Jubilee Close-up
- Jubilee In water
- Jubilee Walking in grass
- Jubilee With mother in water
- Ne-Ne Goose
- Noah and the four winds



SET NAME: Frith
PUBLISHER: F. Frith & Co. Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
CHR78 Chester, west from east gate
CHR85 Rack and Ruin, the polar bears beg whilst Rubble picks up the crumbs
CHR88 A lioness in the large enclosure
CHR92 A winter scene in the reptile house
CHR98 Molly and Barbar with their mahout
CHR102 The sea lion waits expectantly for some fish
CHR106 The white goats beg for tit-bits
CHR107 A view of the parrot house
CHR113 S. W. view of the cafe and office
CHR114 Cafe and the society's offices
CHR118 Ruin the polar bear regards the photographer with interest
CHR123 The black bear looks hopefully for tit-bits
CHR124 Charlie the stallion Grant's zebra
CHR129 Oswald the penguin takes a walk
CHR132 The king of the beasts in the fine lion enclosure
ZCR1 Front view of the offices and cafe
ZCR2 View of the lodge at main entrance
ZCR7 Approaching the polar bear enclosure
ZCR8 View of the rose garden
ZCR9 Motor boat trips
ZCR10 Boating trips on the canals
ZCR12 Himalayan bear enclosure
ZCR18 Elephant rides
ZCR24 Molly the elephant steps out
ZCR29 Affectionate chimps
ZCR30 Elmer the chimpanzee
ZCR31 Topsy the chimp
ZCR33 Wilfred the chimpanzee
ZCR35 Main drive
ZCR36 View of the breeding aviaries
ZCR37 Boating lake
ZCR40 Interior of the zebra house
ZCR42 Chimpanzee; Elephant rides; Motorboat trips; Polar bears; Oakfield Multiview
ZCR67 Axis deer; King penguin; Himalayan bears; Sealion; Polar bear Multiview
ZCR75 Brown bears
ZCR81
Chimpanzee island
 
ZCR90 Chimpanzee island
ZCR95 Emu and Wallaby Enclosure
ZCR103 Sammy the sea lion
ZCR112 Lions
ZCR115 The rose garden and parrot house



SET NAME: Jarrold
PUBLISHER: Jarrold & Sons Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Coloured
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Fountain restaurant and gardens



SET NAME: Judges
PUBLISHER: Judges Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Lions
- 'Dancing Trunk to Trunk' (Chester WI)



SET NAME: Kay Jay
PUBLISHER: Kay Jay Print Limited
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
11866
Orang-utan
 
12018 Zebra
12019 Red Panda
12020 Penguin
12021 Giraffe
12022 Elephant
12023 Cheetah
12024 Butterfly
12093 Mandrill
12094 Spectacled bear
12095 Veiled chameleon
12096 Giraffe
12097 Red panda
12098 Asian elephant
12099 Jaguar
12100 Meerkat
12101 Chimpanzee
12102 Okapi
12103 Asiatic lion
12104 Lar gibbon
12105 Sumatran tiger
12106 Chilean flamingo
12107 Californian Sealion
- Amur tiger
- Asiatic Lion Cub (Tejas)
- Black rhino
- Giraffe
- Humboldt penguins
- Jaguar
- Orang-utan (adult hugging youngster)
Photography by Chris Holder
- Oriental small-clawed otter
- Prairie marmot



SET NAME: Lightfoot mono
PUBLISHER: Lightfoot Bros. & Newman
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Flamingos
2228-2 Lion
2228-3 Pygmy hippo
2228-4 Baby African elephant
2228-5 Bengal Tiger
2228-7 Giraffes
2228-10 Zebras
2228-12 Flamingos
2254-1 'Sammy' the Sealion
2254-4 Russian brown bears
2254-8 Lions
2254-10 Polar bear
2254-12 Chimpanzees on island



SET NAME: Lightfoot colour
PUBLISHER: Lightfoot Bros. & Newman
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Chimpanzees
- Elephants
- Flamingos
- Fountain restaurant
- King Penguins
- Lions (superimposed)
- Part of rose garden
- Polar bears
- Zebras



SET NAME: Photo Precision
PUBLISHER: Photo Precision Ltd.
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
R363 Malayan tapir
R364 Flamingoes
R365 Elands
R366 South American tapir and young
R367 Black rhino
R368 Red lechwe
R369 Bison
R370
Australian Black Swans with Cygnets
 
PLCG18146 Views of Chester Zoo XL size



SET NAME: Plastichrome
PUBLISHER: Plastichrome
CARD SIZE: ?
COLOUR: ?
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
P54738 NW92 - Polar bear enclosure



SET NAME: "PT" series
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
PT18101 Orang-utan
PT18106 Sealions
PT18109 Water Bus and Gardens
PT18110 African elephants
PT18114 Mountain Gorilla
PT18117 Polar bears
PT18121 Chimpanzees Also with Photo Precision across the central divide
PT18123 Flamingos
PT18125 Lions
PT18126 Rock gardens
PT18127 Tiger
PT18130 Brown bears
PT18131 Giraffes
PT18133 Penguins
PT18145 Tropical House



SET NAME: St. Albans
PUBLISHER: St. Albans
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
29280 Mottie baby polar bear
29281 Oryx
29282 Orang-utan Jimmy
29283 Grant's Zebra and Foal
29284 Chimpanzee Elmer
29285 European brown bear
29287 Polar bear Mottie and mother
29288 King Penguins and Pelican
29289 Sealion Sammy
29290 Himalayan Black Bear
29291 Chimpanzee Soloman
29703 Giraffes
29704 Bengal Tiger Rajah
29705 African black-maned lion
29707 Bengal Tiger Rajah
PN4156 African elephant Rascal
PN4157 Malayan tapirs Scotch and Soda
PN4939 Sealions



SET NAME: Unknown 1
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: ?
COLOUR: ?
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
1 Young lion Caesar
2 Chimpanzee "Silver Jubilee"
6 Chimpanzee "Mary"
7 Llama
8 Polar bear
9 Penguins
10 Fallow deer



SET NAME: Unknown Gazelle
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Front has gazelle symbol on a blue shield. Back has Chester Zoo along divide.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
9
Wildebeeste (sic) and Young




SET NAME: Unknown Jubilee
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Jubilee "the first baby elephant to be conceived…"
-
Jubilee "was born on 8th May 1977..."
Photo by P.A.Wait
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