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Zoological Society of London

SET NAME: Set 1
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1930/1931
NOTES: Narrow border. No numbering. All printing in brown.
Front: Copyright - Caption - Photographer (all photos by F. W. Bond)
Reverse: Communication - Address. Whipsnade address etc. along left edge. Dividing line slightly off-centre.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- AXIS DEER, WHIPSNADE PARK Four animals
- AXIS DEER, WHIPSNADE PARK One animal
- BACTRIAN CAMEL RIDING, WHIPSNADE PARK
- BURMESE ELEPHANT, WHIPSNADE PARK
- DEMOISELLE CRANE IN WHIPSNADE WOOD
- FLAMONGOS IN POND, WHIPSNADE PARK
- HIMALAYAN BEAR IN TREE, WHIPSNADE PARK
- PEACOCK (WHITE), WHIPSNADE PARK
- WOLVES, WHIPSNADE PARK



SET NAME: Set 2
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1931/1932
NOTES: As above except dividing line on reverse aligned with "C" of "POST CARD"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- BISON, WHIPSNADE PARK
- BROWN BEAR, WHIPSNADE PARK
- CHAPMAN’S ZEBRA, WHIPSNADE PARK
- CHAPMAN’S ZEBRAS, WHIPSNADE PARK
- DUKE’S AVENUE, WHIPSNADE PARK
- INDIAN ELEPHANTS- “DIXIE” & “NUR JEHAN” WHIPSNADE PARK
- MANCHURIAN CRANE, WHIPSNADE PARK
- MANDARIN DUCKS, WHIPSNADE PARK
- SLOTH BEARS, WHIPSNADE PARK



SET NAME: Set 3
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1932/1933
NOTES: As above except all printing in black and dividing line on reverse slightly off-centre.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- AMERICAN BISON, WHIPSNADE
- ANOA, WHIPSNADE With log in water
- CHIMPANZEES’ PARTY WHIPSNADE Chimp on left, half on table smelling bottle
- HIMALAYAN BEAR IN TREE, WHIPSNADE
- LION, WHIPSNADE
- LIONS, WHIPSNADE
- POLAR BEAR, WHIPSNADE Sitting on rock
- POLAR BEAR, WHIPSNADE With log in water
- SLOTH BEARS, WHIPSNADE
- TIGERS IN NEW ENCLOSURE, WHIPSNADE Two laying down
- TIGERS IN NEW ENCLOSURE, WHIPSNADE Two stting up plus one in top corner
- TIGRESS AND CUB, BORN AT WHIPSNADE Sitting on rock
- WHITE PEACOCK, WHIPSNADE
- WOLVES, WHIPSNADE



SET NAME: Set 4
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1933/1934
NOTES: As above except dividing line on reverse aligned with "C" of "POST CARD"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- AXIS DEER, WHIPSNADE
- CHAPMAN’S ZEBRAS, WHIPSNADE
- CHIMPANZEES’ PARTY, WHIPSNADE Chimp on left, half on table smelling bottle
- CHIMPANZEES’ PARTY, WHIPSNADE Chimp on left standing upright on chair
- INDIAN ELEPHANT RIDING, WHIPSNADE, “DIXIE” AND “NUR JEHAN”
- LIONS, WHIPSNADE
- PYGMY HIPPOS, WHIPSNADE
- TIGRESS AND CUBS, WHIPSNADE



SET NAME: Set 5
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1934/1935
NOTES: As above except "F.R.P.S" now included after Bond's name.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- AMERICAN BISON, WHIPSNADE
- ARABIAN CAMEL, WHIPSNADE
- BARINGO GIRAFFE WHIPSNADE Caption bottom left near photographer
- BARINGO GIRAFFE WHIPSNADE Caption now top right corner
- CHAPMAN’S ZEBRAS, WHIPSNADE
- CHAPMAN’S ZEBRAS AND AFRIKANDER BULL, WHIPSNADE
- CHIMPANZEES, WHIPSNADE Two sitting at table
- CHIMPANZEES PARTY, WHIPSNADE Chimp on left standing upright on chair
- ELEPHANT RIDING, WHIPSNADE One Elephant, looking to the left
- ELEPHANT RIDING, WHIPSNADE One Elephant, looking to the right
- ELEPHANT RIDING, WHIPSNADE Two Elephants
- INDIAN RHINOCEROS, WHIPSNADE
- LION, WHIPSNADE
- LIONS, WHIPSNADE
- PEACOCK (WHITE), WHIPSNADE
- POLAR BEAR, WHIPSNADE
- SLOTH BEARS, WHIPSNADE
- TIGERS, WHIPSNADE
- TIGRESS AND CUBS, WHIPSNADE
- SLOTH BEARS, WHIPSNADE
- WOLVES, WHIPSNADE



SET NAME: Set 6/7
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1935/1936
NOTES: As above except dividing line on reverse slightly off-centre.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- AMERICAN BISON, WHIPSNADE
- BARINGO GIRAFFE, WHIPSNADE
- BENNETT’S WALLABIES, WHIPSNADE Wallaby on right looking up
- BENNETT’S WALLABIES, WHIPSNADE Wallaby on right looking down
- BRAZILIAN TAPIRS, WHIPSNADE
- CHAPMAN’S ZEBRA AND FOAL, WHIPSNADE
- CHAPMAN’S ZEBRAS, WHIPSNADE
- CHIMPANZEE, WHIPSNADE
- FLAMINGOES, WHIPSNADE Trees reach top of image
- FLAMINGOES, WHIPSNADE Trees do not reach top of image
- INDIAN ELEPHANT, WHIPSNADE
- LION, WHIPSNADE
- PATAGONIAN CAVY
- POLAR BEAR, WHIPSNADE Bear fills picture
- POLAR BEAR, WHIPSNADE Bear does not fill picture
- SLOTH BEARS, WHIPSNADE
- TIGRESS AND CUBS, WHIPSNADE
- WOLVES, WHIPSNADE



SET NAME: Set 8
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1937
NOTES: As above except dividing line on reverse aligned with "C" of "POST CARD" and caption font changed (e.g. "W" in "Whipsnade" is more upright)
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- BARINGO GIRAFFE, WHIPSNADE
- ELEPHANT RIDING, WHIPSNADE
- INDIAN RHINOCEROS, WHIPSNADE



SET NAME: Set 9
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1937
NOTES: As above except dividing line on reverse slightly off-centre.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- BRAZILIAN TAPIRS, WHIPSNADE
- CHILLINGHAM BULL, WHIPSNADE



SET NAME: Set 10
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1938
NOTES: As above except "COMMUNICATION ADDRESS" on reverse in slightly larger font and words further apart.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- BARINGO GIRAFFE, WHIPSNADE Giraffe running across paddock
- BARINGO GIRAFFE, WHIPSNADE Wide right border; caption at top
- BENNETT’S WALLABIES, WHIPSNADE
- BRINDLED GNU & WHITE-BEARDED GNU, WHIPSNADE
- BROWN BEAR AND CUB, WHIPSNADE
- BROWN BEAR CUBS, WHIPSNADE
- CAPYBARA, WHIPSNADE
- CHEETAHS, WHIPSNADE
- CHIMPANZEES PARTY, WHIPSNADE Chimp on left standing upright on chair
- ELEPHANT RIDING, WHIPSNADE
- FLAMINGOES, WHIPSNADE
- HOGDEER, & C., WHIPSNADE
- INDIAN RHINOCEROS, WHIPSNADE
- LION, WHIPSNADE
- LIONS, WHIPSNADE
- POLAR BEAR, WHIPSNADE
- TIGER, WHIPSNADE
- TIGERS, WHIPSNADE
- TIGRESS AND CUBS, WHIPSNADE
- WOLVES IN WOLF WOOD, WHIPSNADE



SET NAME: Set 11
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1939
NOTES: As above except "COMMUNICATION ADDRESS" back to previous style and "POST CARD" in a more modern font (e.g. "A" has no serif)
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- BRAZILIAN TAPIR, WHIPSNADE
- EUROPEAN BISON, WHIPSNADE
- GIANT PANDA, WHIPSNADE Ming
- LIONS, WHIPSNADE



SET NAME: Set 12
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1950/51
NOTES: As above except all printing in brown and "Published by the Zoological Society of London, Regent’s Park, N.W." is now written along the left-hand edge.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- BURCHELL’S ZEBRA
- FLAMINGO ISLAND
- GIRAFFE PADDOCK
- HIPPOPOTAMUS
- INDIAN ELEPHANT
- LION AND LIONESS
- POLAR BEAR
- TIGER



SET NAME: Set 13
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1951/52
NOTES: As above except reverse now reads "GREETINGS POST CARD".
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- BURCHELL’S ZEBRA
- FLAMINGO ISLAND
- GIRAFFE PADDOCK
- HIPPOPOTAMUS
- INDIAN ELEPHANT
- LION AND LIONESS
- POLAR BEAR
- TIGER



SET NAME: Set 14
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Sepia
DATE: 1954
NOTES: As above except images now sepia and printing on the reverse now in blue.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- BACTRIAN CAMEL
- ELAND
- ELEPHANT LAWN
- KING PENGUINS
- KODIAK BEAR
- LEOPARD
- TIGER



SET NAME: Set 15
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Sepia
DATE: 1958
NOTES: As above image now has a glossy finish and no border; reverse now reads "GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES".
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- FALLOW DEER WHIPSNADE PARK Photo: Fox Photos Ltd
- HIPPO AND BABY WHIPSNADE PARK Photo: W Suschitzky
- INDIAN RHINOCEROS AND BABY WHIPSNADE PARK Photo: Keystone Press Agency
- POLAR BEAR WHIPSNADE PARK Photo: W Suschitzky
- TIGER Photo: W Suschitzky



SET NAME: Set 16
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Sepia
DATE: 1959
NOTES: As above except now modern size with a deckled edge.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- ELEPHANT ON MAIN AVENUE WHIPSNADE PARK Photo: Fox Photos Ltd
- Zebra: Whipsnade Park Seven animals



SET NAME: Set 17
PUBLISHER: Zoological Society of London
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1960
NOTES: As above except image now black-and-white; reverse: all text in grey, no photographer credit.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- BENNETT’S WALLABY & YOUNG - WHIPSNADE PARK
- ELEPHANT HOUSE - WHIPSNADE PARK
- FLAMINGOES - WHIPSNADE PARK
- GREVY ZEBRA - WHIPSNADE PARK Two animals rubbing against tree
- GREVY ZEBRA - WHIPSNADE PARK Four animals by water
- PERE DAVID’S DEER STAGE - WHIPSNADE PARK
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