George Armstrong Custer, from the Great Generals series (N15) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
George S. Harris & Sons (American, Philadelphia)
Commercial color lithograph
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (7 x 3.8 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Great Generals" series (N15), issued in 1888 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text along upper edge of card: Custer. Printed text along lower edge of card: Richmond/ Allen & Ginter's Cigarettes/ Virginia Printed text on verso of card: Great Generals/ One packed in each box of/ Cigarettes./ [checklist of all 50 generals included in series]/ Allen & Ginter/ Richmond, Virginia./ Geo. S. Harris & Sons, Lith. Phila.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)