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Actress wearing a pink and gold dress and pearl choker, from the Actresses series (N280) issued by D. Buchner & Co.

Publisher:
Issued by D. Buchner & Co., New York (American, 19th century)
Date:
1891
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 in. × 2 3/8 in. (10.2 × 6 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.221.280.2
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Actresses" series (N280), issued in 1891 by D. Buchner & Co. to promote the company's tobacco products. There were two sets issued, one with a white border and the other with a black border.
Inscription: Printed text along lower edge of card: Finest/ THESE--AND ALL OTHER CARDS REDEEMED.
Printed text on verso: ALL CARDS TAKEN FROM PACKAGES/ OF ONE OF THE/ "Finest" or "Bravest"/ CHEWING and SMOKING TOBACCO/ WILL BE REDEEMED AS FOLLOWS:/ FOR/ 75. POCKET BOOK OR KNIFE./ 150. ILLUSTRATED BOOK,/ "DEFENDERS AND OFFENDERS."/ 250. PLUSH PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM./ 400. GILT HANDLED SILK UMBRELLA./ 600. BRONZE CLOCK,/ "ONE OF THE FINEST."/ 800. STEM WINDING WATCH./ 1000. GILT FRAMED PICTURE,/ "LANDING OF COLUMBUS."
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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