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Singing Honey-eater, from the Song Birds of the World series (N23) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Publisher:
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Lithographer:
George S. Harris & Sons (American, Philadelphia)
Date:
1890
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:
63.350.201.23.44
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Song Birds of the World" series (N23), issued in 1890 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text along lower edge of card: Singing Honey-eater.
Printed text on verso of card: Song Birds of the World/ One packed in each box of/ Cigarettes/ [checklist of all 50 birds 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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