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Miss Annie Oakley, Rifle Shooter, from World's Champions, Series 1 (N28) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Lithographer:
Lindner, Eddy & Claus (American, New York)
Date:
1887
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 201, N28.41
  • Description

    Trade cards from "World's Champions," Series 1 (N28), issued in 1887 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.

  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Printed text on lower portion of card: Miss Annie Oakley.
    Printed text on lower edge of card: Allen & Ginter's/ Cigarettes/ Richmond, Virginia.
    Printed text on verso of card: The World's Champions/ One packed in each box of/ ten cigarettes./ [checklist of all 50 athletes included in series, broken into subsets of baseball players, oarsmen, wrestlers, pugilists, rifle shooters, billiard players, and pool players]/ Lindner, Eddy & Clauss, Lith. N.Y.

  • Provenance

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

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