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Miss Wells in Colors of the Royal Welsh Yacht Club, from the Yacht Colors of the World series (N91) for Duke brand cigarettes

Publisher:
Issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. (New York and Durham, N.C.)
Lithographer:
Knapp & Company (American, New York)
Date:
1889
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 × 1 1/2 in. (7 × 3.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.204.91.31
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Yacht Colors of the World" series (N91), issued in a set of 50 cards in 1889 to promote Duke's Cigarettes. Each card depicts a famous actress or beauty dressed in the colors of a specific yacht club.
Inscription: Printed text along lower portion of card: MISS WELLS/ IN COLORS OF/ ROYAL WELSH YACHT CLUB
Printed text on verso of card: YACHT COLORS/ OF THE WORLD/ [list of 50 Yacht Clubs included in series]/ Packed in/ DUKE'S CIGARETTES/ KNAPP & CO LITHOGRAPHERS [ink faded, illegible]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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