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Washington Bridge, from the Transparencies series (N137) issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. to promote Honest Long Cut Tobacco

Publisher:
Issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. (New York and Durham, N.C.)
Date:
late 1880s
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 × 4 3/16 in. (6.4 × 10.6 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.207.137.16
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Transparencies" series (N137), issued in an unnumbered set of 25 cards in the late 1880s by W. Duke, Sons & Co. to promote Honest Long Cut Tobacco. Each image is printed on very thin paper, intended to be transparent when held up to the light.
Inscription: Printed text along lower edge of image on card: WASHINGTON BRIDGE.
Printed text at left on lower edge of card: Honest
Printed text at right on lower edge of card: NEW YORK.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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