Miss Annie Oakley, Rifle Shooter, from World's Champions, Series 1 (N28) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Lindner, Eddy & Claus (American, New York)
Commercial color lithograph
Sheet: 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (7 x 3.8 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Not on view
Trade cards from "World's Champions," Series 1 (N28), issued in 1887 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
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.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)