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Christmas, England, from the Holidays series (N80) for Duke brand cigarettes

Publisher:
Issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. (New York and Durham, N.C.)
Lithographer:
Lithography by 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:
63.350.204.80.10
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Holidays" series (N88), issued in a set of 50 cards in 1890 to promote W. Duke Sons & Co. brand cigarettes. The series depicts citizens from various countries in traditional dress celebrating local holidays. Each card verso contains the title of the series, a description of the particular holiday and its history, as well as an ad for W. Duke, Sons & Co. Tobacco producers Goodwin & Co. also published this series with brand advertising for Old Judge and Dog's Head Cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text along lower edge of card: CHRISTMAS,- England.
Printed text on verso of card: HOLIDAYS/ CHRISTMAS, ENGLAND./ [description and history of holiday]/ Packed in/ Duke's/ CIGARETTES/ GEO. S. HARRIS & SONS, LITH PHILA
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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