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Card No. 111, The Man Who Saved Paris, from the World War I Scenes series (T121) issued by Sweet Caporal Cigarettes

Publisher:
Issued by American Tobacco Company
Artist:
Original photograph by Underwood & Underwood (American)
Date:
1914–15
Medium:
Photolithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/8 × 1 9/16 in. (6.7 × 3.9 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.246.121.114
Not on view
Trade cards from the "World War I Scenes" series (T121), issued in a numbered set of 250 cards ca. 1914 to promote Sweet Caporal Cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text across card verso: SWEET/ CAPORAL/ CIGARETTES/ Up to the minute war pictures/ reproduced in color from actual/ photographs taken at scene of/ war. Two new subjects every day./ The Man Who Saved Paris/ The suddenness with which the/ Germans turned away from the/ very gates of Paris was due to the/ arrival on the scene of General Sir/ Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrion/ and his Southern Command of/ British fighters. / Factory No. 30, 2nd Dist., N. Y./ Photo © Underwood & Underwood, N.Y./ No. 111
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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