Exhibitions/ Art Object

From the Sports Girls series (N463) for Old Port Plug Tobacco

Publisher:
Issued by Old Port Plug Tobacco (American)
Date:
ca. 1889
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (7 x 3.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.226.463.1
Not on view
The "Sports Girls" series of trading cards (N463) was issued by Old Port Plug Tobacco in the late 1880's to promote the company's tobacco products. This series was issued twice, by Cameron & Sizer and Old Port Plug. Each version of the series is identical except for the tobacco company named on the card recto.
Standing woman holding cricket ball.

Inscription: Printed text on upper edge of card: CHEW
Printed text on lower edge of card: OLD PORT PLUG
[verso not visible as card is affixed to original album page]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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