Art/ Collection/ Art Object

War Department Building in Washington, from the General Government and State Capitol Buildings series (N14) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Publisher:
Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Lithographer:
The Gast Lithograph & Engraving Company (American, New York)
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:
63.350.201.14.2
Not on view
Trade cards from the "General Government and State Capitol Buildings" series (N14), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text along upper edge of card: War Department Building,/ in Washington.
Printed text on verso of card: General Government and/ State Capitol Buildings/ of the United States./ One picture packed/ in each box of ten cigarettes./ [checklist of all 50 buildings included in series]/ Allen & Ginter/ Richmond, Virginia./ The Gast Lith. & Eng. Co. NY
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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