1933 W D & H O Wills Footballers Frank Ford trade card

Australian Sports Museum

Australian Sports Museum
East Melbourne, Australia

Small rectangular cigarette card featuring a black and white, head and shoulders photographic portrait of F. Ford surrounded by white frame, with text square at bottom reading "F. FORD, / ESSENDON." Reverse features decorative border surrounding black text including a short biography of the player and description of the club colours. This card is number 170 in the series of 200 cards entitled "FOOTBALLERS / 1933", which were issued in W.D. & H.O. Wills cigarette packets, advertised on the bottom of the back of the card.


  • Title: 1933 W D & H O Wills Footballers Frank Ford trade card
  • Date Created: 1933
  • Physical Dimensions: H: 66 W: 36 D: 1mm
  • Provenance: Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum.
  • Medium: Card; Ink

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