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James Albert, Pedestrian-Go As You Please, from World's Champions, Series 2 (N29) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Publisher:
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Lithographer:
Lindner, Eddy & Claus (American, New York)
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:
63.350.201.29.33
Not on view
Trade cards from "World's Champions," Series 2 (N29), issued in 1888 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text on lower portion of card: James Albert,/ Go As You Please/ 621 3/4 Miles in 6 Days.
Printed text on verso of card: Second Series./ The World's Champions/ One packed/ in each box of/ ten cigarettes./ [checklist of all 50 athletes included in series, broken into subsets of cyclists, baseball players, all around athletes, lawn tennis players, wrestlers, skaters, pole vaulters, pedestrians-walkers, pedestrians-runners, pedestrians-go-as-you-please, pugilists, high jumpers, weight lifters, hammer throwers, oarsmen, club swingers, and swimmers]/ Allen & Ginter/ Richmond, Virginia./ Lith. Lindner, Eddy & Clauss, N.Y.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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