Slack Rope Riding, from the Bicycle and Trick Riders series (N100) to promote Honest Long Cut Tobacco manufactured by W. Duke Sons & Co.
Issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. (New York and Durham, N.C.) , a branch of the American Tobacco Company
Issued by American Tobacco Company
Donaldson Brothers (American, New York)
Commercial color lithograph
Sheet: 4 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (10.5 × 6.4 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Bicycle and Trick Riders" series (N100), issued in a set of 25 cards in 1891-92 to promote Honest Long Cut Tobacco, manufactured by W. Duke Sons & Co, a branch of the American Tobacco Company. Gail & Ax issued the same series of 25 cards to promote their Navy Long Cut Tobacco.
Inscription: Printed text along lower edge of card: SLACK ROPE/ RIDING Printed text on card verso: 25/ BICYCLE AND TRICK/ RIDERS/ PACKED IN/ Honest LONG/ CUT/ The best/ SMOKING & CHEWING/ TOBACCO/ MANUFACTURED BY/ W. DUKE SONS & CO. BRANCH/ OF THE AMERICAN TOBACCO CO./ NEW YORK./ DONALDSON BROTHERS, N.Y.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)