Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Washington Territory, from Flags of the States and Territories (N11) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Publisher:
Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
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:
63.350.201.11.92
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Flags of the States and Territories" series (N11), issued in 1888 in a set of 47 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. There are also approximately 100 scroll color variations. The museum's collection contains the full set of 47 cards, as well as 54 scroll color variations and one cutout card.
Inscription: Printed text on upper edge of card: Washington/ Territory
Printed text on lower portion of card: Allen & Ginter's/ Cigarettes/ Richmond, Virginia
Printed text on verso of card: United States/ Flags of the States/ and/ Territories/ Richmond Straight Cut No. 1/ Cigarettes/ Are the Best./ [checklist of all 47 flags included in series]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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