Edward Low, Torturing a Yankee, from the Pirates of the Spanish Main series (N19) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
George S. Harris & Sons (American, Philadelphia)
Commercial color lithograph
Sheet: 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (3.8 x 7 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
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: Edward Low. Printed text at lower right: Torturing a Yankee. Printed text on verso of card: Pirates/ of the/ Spanish Main/ [extended biography of pirate]/ Allen & Ginter/ Richmond, Virginia./ No. 43./ 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.