Sara Jewett, from the Actresses and Celebrities series (N60, Type 2) promoting Little Beauties Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products
Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Sheet: 2 3/8 × 1 1/2 in. (6 × 3.8 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Actresses and Celebrities" series (N60), issued in 1887 to promote Little Beauties Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. There are two types of cards in the set. Type 1 cards have the brand name printed on front and Type 2 cards do not.
Inscription: Printed text above lower edge of photograph on card: Sara Jewett. Printed text on card verso: Our Little Beauties/ CIGARETTES/ TURKISH AND VIRGINIA,/ Are the Mildest and Most Fragrant/ CIGARETTES MADE./ We Make Them Round/ WITH THE GENUINE/ FRENCH RICE PAPER/ AND PRESSED FLAT WITH THE/ Papier Ambre Saliva Proof/ That will not stick to the lips/ ALLEN & GINTER/ Manufacturers, Richmond, Va.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)