Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Slack Rope Riding, from the Bicycle and Trick Riders series (N100) to promote Honest Long Cut Tobacco manufactured by W. Duke Sons & Co.

Publisher:
Issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. (New York and Durham, N.C.) , a branch of the American Tobacco Company
Publisher:
Issued by American Tobacco Company
Lithographer:
Donaldson Brothers (American, New York)
Date:
1891–92
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (10.5 × 6.4 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.205.100.16
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)
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