Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Unidentified actress wearing diamond choker and feathered collar, from the Albums of American Stars (N98) 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.)
Lithographer:
George S. Harris & Sons (American, Philadelphia)
Date:
1887
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet (Open): 4 1/4 × 5 in. (10.8 × 12.7 cm) Sheet (Closed): 4 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (10.8 × 6.4 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.205.98.5
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Albums of American Stars" series (N98), issued in 1887 to promote Honest Long Cut Tobacco, manufactured by W. Duke Sons & Co. Each card is affixed within a folding frame so that the card image occupies the right side of the open folder and an ad for Honest Long Cut Smoking and Chewing Tobacco runs along the left side of the folder. Closed, the folders' exteriors host one of five decorative motifs.
Inscription: Printed text across left portion of open folder: 25/ Albums/ of AMERICAN/ STARS/ DUKE'S Honest LONG CUT/ SMOKING/ AND CHEWING/ TOBACCO./ GEO S. HARRIS & SONS, LITH. PHILA.
[Verso of open folder not visible as affixed to original album page]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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