Inscription: Printed text along lower portion of car: DION BOUCICAULT,/ FRENCH KNIGHT/ OF 15th CENTURY.
Printed text on verso of card [mis-printed. Series 2 backing on Series 1 card]: PORTRAITS OF OUR LEADING/ ACTORS AND ACTRESSES/ in the Costumes of All Nations,/ from 600 B.C. to the present time./ Packed in/ DUKE'S CIGARETTES/ [checklist of 50 actors included in series]/ The above 50 comprises Series No. 2./ Fifty other varieties in Series No. 1/ Knapp & Co., Lithographers, N.Y.