Wheaten Game Hen, from the Prize and Game Chickens series (N20) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
The Gast Lithograph & Engraving Company (American, New York)
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 "Prize and Game Chickens" series (N20), issued in 1891 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text along upper edge of card: Wheaten Game Hen. Printed text on verso of card: Fifty Prize & Game Chickens/ One Card Packed in Each Box of/ Cigarettes/ [checklist of all 50 chickens included in series]/ Allen & Ginter/ Branch/ American Tobacco Co./ Richmond, Virginia./ Gast Lith. Co. N.Y.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)