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A. & G. Taylor

SET NAME: Taylor 1
PUBLISHER: A. & G. Taylor
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Sepia
DATE: 1903 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Front: Glossy sepia image with a very narrow border.
Reverse: "A & G Taylor's "Reality Series" of Copyright Pictorial Postcards, 70 & 78, Queen Victoria St., 153 Regent St., W." along left-hand edge
"FOR INLAND POSTAGE ONLY" measures 32mm
Some cards have partial hand-colouring to image
This set can possibly be split into two sets using the top of the central dividing line differences.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
Z6 THE POLAR BEAR
Z10 CAMEL RIDING
Z12 THE ELEPHANT Elephant riding (keeper without stick)
Z13 THE ELEPHANT Elephant riding (keeper with stick)
Z15 FEEDING SEAL Keeper on rocks with sealion
Z109 GIRAFFES ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS Three giraffes (adults with young?)
? THE LION Male lion lying forward facing left (bars on top of wall to the right)
? THE SWAMP DEER
- LION AND LIONESS Close up view with male dominating picture; female behind
- LION AND LIONESS Distant view; both lying down with heads together (antelope house can be seen behind)



SET NAME: Taylor 2
PUBLISHER: A. & G. Taylor
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Sepia
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Front: Glossy sepia image with a very narrow border
Reverse: "A & G Taylor's "Reality Series" of Copyright Pictorial Postcards, 70 & 78, Queen Victoria St., 153 Regent St., W." along left-hand edge
"FOR INLAND POSTAGE ONLY" measures 37mm.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
Z109 GIRAFFES ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS Z109 Three giraffes (adults with young?)



SET NAME: Taylor 3
PUBLISHER: A. & G. Taylor
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Sepia
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Front: Glossy sepia image with a very narrow border
Reverse: "A. & G. Taylor's "Reality Series" of Copyright Pictorial Post Cards, 70 & 78 'Queen' Victoria St London, E.C." along left-hand edge
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
Z11? BROWN BEAR ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS Bear up pole



SET NAME: Taylor 4
PUBLISHER: A. & G. Taylor
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Sepia
DATE: 1903 (earliest known postmark
NOTES: Front: Glossy sepia image with a very narrow border
Reverse: "A & G Taylor's "Reality" Series 70, Queen Victoria St., London E. C., Genuine Silver Print Photograph (Copyright)" along left-hand edge
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
Z815 CALIFORNIAN SEA-LIONS Z815
Z819 EMU Z819



SET NAME: Taylor 5
PUBLISHER: A. & G. Taylor
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Sepia
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Front: Glossy sepia image with a very narrow border
Reverse: "A & G Taylor's "Reality" Series, 70 Queen Victoria St., London, Genuine Silver Print Photograph [Copyright] along left-hand edge"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
Z920? YOUNG INDIAN ELEPHANT



SET NAME: Taylor 6
PUBLISHER: A. & G. Taylor
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Front: Colour image with white border; Code and caption in bottom border
Reverse: "A & G Taylor's "Orthochrome" Series of Copyright Pictorial Postcards, 70 & 78, Queen Victoria St., 153 Regent St., W." along left-hand edge (red-brown print)
Cards in this set can be found with several forms of "GREETINGS" embossed on the fronts or in the form of a poem on the reverse
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
Z.O. 255 Polar Bears Sam and Barbara in old cage.
Z.O. 256 At the Zoo - "No mixed bathing allowed" Hippopotamus
Z.O. 257 "Is this an Ancestor" Young orang-utan
Z.O. 258 The Zoo - The Children’s Delight Elephant riding
Z.O. 259 Zebra
Z.O. 260 "Up the Pole" Brown bear



SET NAME: Taylor 7
PUBLISHER: A. & G. Taylor
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: 1908 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Front: Colour image with white border; Caption within picture
Reverse: "A & G Taylor's "Orthochrome" Series of Copyright Pictorial Postcards, 70 & 78, Queen Victoria St., 153 Regent St., W." along left-hand edge (green or grey print):
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
Z9 Camel riding
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