Actress wearing white sleeveless bodice with blue floral details, from Stars of the Stage, First Series (N129) issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. to promote Honest Long Cut Tobacco
Issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. (New York and Durham, N.C.)
Original lithograph by Knapp & Company (American, New York)
Commercial color lithograph
Sheet: 4 3/16 × 2 1/2 in. (10.6 × 6.4 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Not on view
Trade cards from the set "Stars of the Stage, First Series" (N129), issued in an unnumbered set of 25 cards in 1890 by W. Duke Sons & Co. to promote Honest Long Cut Tobacco.
Inscription: Printed text on verso of card: Stars of the Stage/ 25 Different Cards/ packed in/ Duke's Honest Long Cut/ for Smoking and Chewing./ Manufactured by/ W. Duke Sons & Co./ Durham, N.C. and New York./ THROUGH THE KINDNESS OF MESSRS. W. DUKE SONS & CO. WE ARE/ PERMITTED TO STATE THAT WE BELIEVE THIS SERIES TO BE/ ONE OF THE HANDSOMEST EVER LITHOGRAPHED. THE/ VARIETY AND HARMONY OF COLOR, THE BEAUTIFUL/ FLESH TINTS, THE PERFECT PRINTING- ALL/ STAMP THE WORK AS UNEQUALLED./ KNAPP & COMPANY,/ LITHOGRAPHERS, N.Y.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)