Annie Summerville, Corsair Co., from the Actors and Actresses series (N45, Type 6) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes
Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Sheet: 2 15/16 x 1 11/16 in. (7.4 x 4.3 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Actors and Actresses" series (N45, Type 6), issued ca. 1888 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights, Dixie, Our Little Beauties and Opera Puffs Cigarettes. Type 4 cards from the N45 series contain four miniature portraits of actresses on one card. Type 6 cards are a bit larger in dimension than the other types in the N45 series.
Inscription: Printed text along lower edge of image: Annie Summerville,/ Corsair Co. Printed text along lower edge of card: Virginia Brights/ Cigarettes. [Verso of card not visible as pasted onto album page].
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)