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Drummer, from the Occupations of Women series (N502) for Frishmuth's Tobacco Company

Issued by Frishmuth's Tobacco Company (American), Philadelphia

Date:
1889
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (7 x 3.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
Burdick 226, N502.5
  • Description

    The "Occupations of Women" series of trading cards (N502) was issued by Frishmuth's Tobacco Company in 1889 to promote the company's tobacco products. This series uses similar images to Goodwin Tobacco's 1887 series "Occupations for Women" (N166).

  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Printed text on lower edge of card: Drummer.
    Printed text on verso: FRISHMUTH'S/ LUXURY FINE CUT/ SOLD IN ONE OUNCE/ PACKAGES ONLY./ [list of 24 occupations included in series]

  • Provenance

    Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)

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