2010 – 2019

Masters Installation Cards from 2010 to 2019

2010 Master: Jonathan M F Crowther

The Streets of the City of London, circa 1811.
These cards mark the 200th Anniversary of the publication of the first complete pack of English Transformation cards.
Cards with designs representing the names of the City streets.
The Jokers are representations of the two mythical giants Gog and Magog in the Guildhall in the City of London.
Back design with the City of London dragon. Ace of Spades with portrait of the Master Jonathan M F Crowther.
Ace of Hearts with portrait of the Master's Lady.
Approximately 350 Twin packs issued with a descriptive booklet including the names of the streets as shown.
Design by close friend Roger based in Australia. Made by Richard Edward Ltd.
(A) Green background.   (B) Blue background.

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2011 Master: Lance E Whitehouse

The Master Lance E Whitehouse chose the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens as his commemoration.
Court cards and Jokers with cartoons of characters from Charles Dickens novels.
Ace of Spades with portrait of the Master in colour. Design by Brad Baker.
Approximately 375 Twin packs issued with a leaflet endorsed by the Lord Mayor.
Made by Richard Edward Ltd.
(A). Green border.   (B) Dk. Red border.

Similar packs were printed by the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor Alderman David Hugh Wootton, with the Lord Mayor’s portrait on the Ace of Spades and
the Lord Mayor’s coat of arms in place of the Company’s coat of arms. These single packs, in a tuck
box where made to raise funds for the Charles Dickens Museum of which Alderman Wootton is the Chairman of Trustees.

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2012 Master: Rev'd Canon Nigel Patrick Nicholson CF DL

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee.
The 60th anniversary of her ascension to the throne and the beginning of her reign in 1952.
The Court cards depict famous portraits of Kings, Queens and Princes of Wales from the Royal Houses of Tudor, Stuart, Hanover, Saxe-Coburg and Windsor.
A gift of these cards was sent to Her Majesty the Queen.
The Ace of Spades contains a portrait of the Master, Rev’d Canon Nigel Nicholson CF DL.
364 twin packs were produced with a descriptive leaflet written by L/M Nicholas Parsons containing a unique timeline graph of the duration of Royal reigns since 1066.
(A) Burgundy red background.   (B) Royal blue background.

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2013 Master: Anthony J Carter ACIB

Remembering the life of Lady Margaret Thatcher 1925 - 2013

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2014 Master: Capt. Michael L Davis-Marks OBE RN

The Christmas Truce 1914 Humanity in Adversity

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2015 Master: Charles R S Fowler CSt.J TD DL FCA

800th Anniversary of The Lord Mayor's Show 1215 - 2015

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2016 Master: Richard J Wells Esq. ACII

The Great Fire of London 1666 - 350th Commemoration

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2017 Master: Anthony P Komedera Esq. MBA FCA

The cards commemorate medical and surgical inventions and developments which either contributed to Joseph Lister's discovery of antisepsis
or would not have been possible if antisepsis had not been developed.
With the exception of the Ace cards, each card conveys details of the individual(s) concerned and their contribution to medicine and surgery.

This pack is not designed to be an exhaustive historical record of medicine and surgery post 1867
and the descriptions are those of Anthony Komedera, Master 2017-18, who is neither an historian nor a medical practitioner.

Wherever possible, categories of medical/surgical discoveries have been grouped together by suit.
The Spades include Plastic Surgery, Gynaecology and Vaccines.
The Clubs include surgery to various parts of the head and throat, Nuclear Medicine and Blood transfusions.
The Hearts include Heart and Lung surgery. The Diamonds include transplantation surgery and related techniques.

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2018 Master: Mark J N Winston Esq. DMS FiMgt

While the cards commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first manned Moon landing, they are intended to be seen as a celebration
of mankind's development and sacrifice to expand horizons beyond our own planet.
The Court cards depict astronauts from around the world , some of whom have paid the ultimate price in the pursuit of a better understanding
of space and the challenges we face for space exploration.

These cards are dedicated to what nations can do when coming together collectively and working towards a common purpose.

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2019 Master: Dr (Christopher) John Eaton Esq. MB BS LRCP MRCS

The cards commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, which took place between 10th July and 31st October 1940.
The Kings show Winston Churchill and senior RAF Officers.
The Queens illustrate RAF fighter aircraft while the Jacks portray air defence systems.
The Aces show some of Britain's ace pilots who were successful in defeating the enemy attack.

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