Postcards: Smart & Copley – Solo Cards

Smart & Copley

Solo Cards

These cards use images found on nearly all the Smart & Copley series. Unlike other series with Smart & Copley, they are not numbered and have a number of subtle differences.

Image Colour
  • B&W
  • Sepia
Back Colour
  • Deep Green – rough, blocky imprint with no ribbon details
  • Green – clear lines in ribbon & arms.
  • Light Green – same as Green but a light shade.

Inscriptions

Type I – No inscription (just title)
TitleInscription TypeBack ColourEarliest PMK Date
Baboon. Shot by Mr. J.E.Hughes, Leuna, N.RhodesiaI
Bull Elephant. Shot by Mr. J.E.Hughes, Leuna, N.RhodesiaIG
Bull Elephant. Shot by Mr. J.E.Hughes, Leuna, N.Rhodesia
Bull Elephant A 60 Pounder. Shot by Mr. J.E.Hughes, Leuna, N.RhodesiaI
"Skinning a Rhino". Shot by Mr. J.E.Hughes, Leuna, N.RhodesiaIG17/02/1913
Reedbuck in the Congo Free State. Shot by Mr. J.E.Hughes, Leuna, N.RhodesiaIG30/00/1912
Matopo Railway Terminus, RhodesiaIG
Bull Buffalo. Shot by Mr. J.E.Hughes, Leuna, N.RhodesiaIG00/10/1911
Male Leopard. Shot by Mr. J.E.Hughes, Leuna, N.RhodesiaIG

 

Type II – Photo. By Smart & Copley.
TitleInscription TypeBack ColourEarliest PMK Date
Bulawayo Main Street, Looking South.II
Bulawayo Main Street from Grand Hotel.IIDG
Bulawayo Main Street, North End.IIG
Bulawayo Looking Towards Railway StationII
Bulawayo, Shewing Market HallII
Bulawayo Looking Towards Suburbs.IIG
Bulawayo from 9th Avenue, Looking Towards SuburbsIILG
A Suburban Residence, BulawayoII
The Eveline Highschool, BulawayoII
Government House, BulawayoII
Jewish Synagogue, BulawayoII

 

Type III – Photo by J. E. Hughes, Leuna, N.Rhodesia
TitleInscription TypeBack ColourEarliest PMK Date
"A Trophy"III
Red Lechwe SwimmingIII
Beating the Tom Toms at Beer Drinking Chienge, Lake MweruIIILG
Elephant's Feet.III
Awemba SalutationIIIG00/05/1912
A Boat Race on Lake Bangweulu.III

 

Type IV – Photographed by Smart & Copley, Bulawayo
TitleInscription TypeBack ColourEarliest PMK Date
Main Street, BulawayoIV
Main Street, Bulawayo, Looking NorthIV
Bulawayo Looking Towards Railway StationIV
Bulawayo, looking Towards SuburbsIV
Bulawayo, Looking North from Main StreetIV
'The World's View': MatoposIV
Victoria Falls BridgeIVG
"Victoria Falls from Livingstone Island"IVG

 

Type V – Published by Smart & Copley Bulawayo.

 

TitleInscription TypeBack ColourEarliest PMK Date
The Matabele Rebellion Memorial, Bulawayo V
Type VI – Smart & Copley, Copyright. Bulawayo.

No cards using this imprint have been identified in the solo series.

Type VII – Smart & Copley, Bulawayo. Copyright.
TitleInscription TypeBack ColourEarliest PMK Date
LionVII
Aasvogels Devouring CarcaseVII
Grand Hotel, BulawayoVIIG
Grand Hotel, BulawayoVIILG
Government House, BulawayoVII
Memorial Hospital, Bulawayo - 1899VII
Milton Highschool, BulawayoVII
Stamping Mealies, Hope FountainVII
Country Dancing in Jeanes Village, Hope FountainVII
The Training School, Hope FountainVII
Khami (Precipice) Ruins No.9VII
Kahmi Ruins No.5VII
Khami Ruins No.8VIIG
Khami (Hill) Ruins No.1 Main Entrance.VII
The Palm Grove, Victoria FallsVII
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