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Card Number 203, Leicester, from the Actors and Actresses series (N145-1) issued by Duke Sons & Co. to promote Cross Cut Cigarettes

Publisher:
Issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. (New York and Durham, N.C.)
Date:
1880s
Medium:
Albumen photograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 × 1 3/8 in. (6.4 × 3.5 cm)
Classifications:
Photographs, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.207.145.1.92
Not on view
Trade cards from the set "Actors and Actresses" (N145-1), issued in the 1880s by W. Duke Sons & Co. to promote Cross Cut Cigarettes. There are eight subsets of the N145 series. Various subsets sport different card designs and also promote different tobacco brands represented by W. Duke Sons & Company. This card is from the first subset, N145-1. Note that actors' names are spelled differently on cards throughout set and are not dependable for accuracy.
Inscription: [Verso not visible as card is affixed to the original album page]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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