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Jas. Galway, Preakness Stables, from the Racing Colors of the World series (N22b) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Publisher:
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
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:
63.350.201.22.63
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Racing Colors of the World" series (N22b), issued in 1888 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. The series was published in two variations. N22a includes a white edge around the perimeter of each card and N22b does not.
Inscription: Printed text along upper edge of card: Jas. Galway, Preakness Stables.
Printed text along lower edge of card: Allen & Ginter's/ Cigarettes/ Richmond, Virginia
Printed text on verso of card: Racing Colors of the World/ One packed in each box of/ ten cigarettes./ [checklist of all 50 stables included in series]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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