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Sieur de Grammont, Entering the Fort, from the Pirates of the Spanish Main series (N19) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Publisher:
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Lithographer:
George S. Harris & Sons (American, Philadelphia)
Date:
ca. 1888
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:
63.350.201.19.15
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Pirates of the Spanish Main" series (N19), issued ca. 1888 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text at upper right: Sieur de Grammont.
Printed text at lower right: Entering the fort.
Printed text on verso of card: Pirates/ of the/ Spanish Main/ [extended biography of pirate]/ Allen & Ginter/ Richmond, Virginia./ No. 15./ Geo. S. Harris & Sons, Lith. Phila
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
Tampa Bay History Center. "The Art of Piracy: Pirates in Modern Culture," January 24, 2015–April 26, 2015.

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