Polar Bear, from the Wild Animals of the World series (N25) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
George S. Harris & Sons (American, Philadelphia)
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 "Wild Animals of the World" series (N25), issued in 1888 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text on lower edge of card: Polar Bear. Printed text on verso of card: Wild Animals of the World/ One packed in each box of/ Cigarettes./ [checklist of all 50 animals included in series]/ Allen & Ginter/ Richmond - Virginia./ Geo. S. Harris & Sons, Lith. Phila.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)