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Whopping Crane, from the Game Birds series (N13) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Publisher:
Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Lithographer:
George S. Harris & Sons (American, Philadelphia)
Date:
1889
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (3.8 x 7 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.201.13.46
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Game Birds" series (N13), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text on upper edge of card: Whooping Crane.
Printed text on verso of card: Game Birds/ One packed in each box of/ Cigarettes/ [checklist of all 50 birds included in series]/ Allen & Ginter/ Richmond, Virginia./ Geo. S. Harris & Sons, Lith Phila.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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