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Woodbury

SET NAME: Woodbury Unnumbered
PUBLISHER: Woodbury
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: ?
DATE: 1903 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Front (in red): "COMMON NAME (Scientific name)"; "Woodbury Series"; "ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN, LONDON"; "Photo by W. P. Dando, FZS"
Reverse (in brown): No publisher name given; undivided: "POST CARD"; "THE ADDRESS TO BE WRITTEN ON THIS SIDE"
NB: the sequence in which the above text is printed varies from card to card
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
AFRICAN ELEPHANT (Elephas africanus) Actually an Asian elephant
BRIDGET TAKES A NAP Chimpanzee
BRINDLED GNU (Connachaetes taurina)
CROWNED CRANE (Balearica pavonina)
DERBIAN ZONURE (Zonurus giganteus)
HIPPOPOTAMUS (Hippopotamus amphibious)
LIONESS (Felis leo)
NANKEEN NIGHT-HERON (Nycticorax caledonicus)
PATAGONIAN CAVY (Dolichotis patachonica)
POLAR BEAR (Ursus maritimus)
RED RIVER HOG (Potamochoerus penicillatus)
WILD SWINE (Sus scrofa)



SET NAME: Woodbury Numbered 1
PUBLISHER: Woodbury
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: ?
DATE: 1903 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Front (in brown): COMMON NAME (Scientific name); "Woodbury Series No. nnn"; "ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN, LONDON"; "Photo by W. P. Dando, FZS"
Reverse (in brown): No publisher name given; divided: "POST CARD"; "THIS SPACE MAY BE USED FOR COMMUNICATION FOR INLAND POSTAGE ONLY (Post Office Regulations)"; "THE ADDRESS TO BE WRITTEN HERE"
NB: the sequence in which the above text is printed varies from card to card
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
301 INDIAN RHINOCEROS (Rhinoceros unicornis)
315 TIGER (Felis tigris)
327 CANADIAN LYNX (Felis canadensis)
328 TIGER (Felis tigris)
329 HAIRY-EARED RHINOCEROS (Rhinoceros lasiotis)
330 HIPPOPOTAMUS (Hippopotamus amphibious)
331 POLAR BEAR (Ursus maritimus)
332 POLAR BEAR (Ursus maritimus)
334 INDIAN ELEPHANT (Elephas indicus)
337 PATAGONIAN CAVY (Dolichotis patachonica)
340 INDIAN WILD SWINE (Sus cristatus)
346 YELLOW-BILLED DUCK (Anas undulata)
348 WHITE PELICAN (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
353 DERBIAN ZONURE (Zonurus giganteus)



SET NAME: Woodbury Numbered 2
PUBLISHER: Woodbury
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: ?
DATE: 1904 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Front (in brown): COMMON NAME (Scientific name); "Woodbury Series No. nnn"; "Photo by W. P. Dando, FZS"; NB: "ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN, LONDON" now omitted
Reverse (in brown): No publisher name given; divided: "POST CARD"; "THIS SPACE MAY BE USED FOR COMMUNICATION FOR INLAND POSTAGE ONLY (Post Office Regulations)"; "THE ADDRESS TO BE WRITTEN HERE"
NB: the sequence in which the above text is printed varies from card to card
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
295 LION, YAWNING (Felis leo)
308 GIRAFFE (Giraffa camelopardalis)
313 LION (Felis leo)
318 INDIAN CROCODILE (Crocodilus palustris)
345 CROWNED CRANE (Balearica pavonina)
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