Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Blanche Roosevelt, from World's Beauties, Series 2 (N27) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Publisher:
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Lithographer:
Lindner, Eddy & Claus (American, New York)
Date:
1888
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (7 x 3.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.201.27.21
Not on view
Trade cards from "World's Beauties," Series 2 (N27), issued in 1888 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text on lower portion of card: Blanche Roosevelt,
Printed text on lower edge of card: Allen & Ginter's/ Cigarettes./ Richmond, Virginia.
Printed text on verso of card: Second Series/ The World's Beauties/ One packed in each box of/ ten cigarettes./ [checklist of all 50 women included in series]/ Lindner, Eddy & Clauss, Lith. N.Y.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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