Mrs. Langtry in Peasant's Costume of European Turkey from the 13th and 14th Centuries, from the set Actors and Actresses, First Series (N70) for Duke brand cigarettes
Issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. (New York and Durham, N.C.)
Lithography by Knapp & Company (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 the "Actors and Actresses" First Series (N70), issued in a set of 50 cards in 1888-89 to promote W. Duke Sons & Co. brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text along lower portion of car: MRS. LANGTRY/ IN PEASANT'S COSTUME,/ EUROPEAN TURKEY./ 13TH AND 14TH CENTURIES. Printed text on verso of card: PORTRAITS OF OUR LEADING/ ACTORS AND ACTRESSES/ in the Costumes of All Nations/ from 600 BC to the present time./ Packed in/ DUKE'S CIGARETTES/ [checklist of 50 actors included in series]/ The above 50 comprises Series No. 1/ Fifty other varieties in Series No. 2/ Knapp & Co., Lithographers, N.Y.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)