William E. Quinby, Detroit Free Press, from the American Editors series (N35) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes
Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Commercial color lithograph
Sheet: 2 7/8 x 3 1/4 in. (7.3 x 8.3 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Not on view
Trade cards from the "American Editors" series (N35), issued in 1887 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. This series is a physically larger version of the "American Editors" set (N1), including the corresponding small card design with other pictorial matter added.
Inscription: Printed text at center of lower edge of portrait: William E. Quinby. Printed text at top of newspaper in portrait: Detroit Free Press Printed text along lower edge of card: The Depot at Night - Detroit. [Card verso not visible as it is affixed to original album page].
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)