Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, from the Great Generals series (N15) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Publisher:
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Lithographer:
George S. Harris & Sons (American, Philadelphia)
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:
63.350.201.15.47
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: Wellington.
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)
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