Mrs. Langtry, from the Actors and Actresses series (N145-8) issued by Duke Sons & Co. to promote Duke Cigarettes
Issued by W. Duke, Sons & Co. (New York and Durham, N.C.)
Branch of the American Tobacco Company
Sheet: 2 11/16 × 1 3/8 in. (6.8 × 3.5 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Not on view
Trade cards from the set "Actors and Actresses" (N145-8), issued in the 1880s by W. Duke Sons & Co. to promote Duke Cigarettes. There are eight subsets of the N145 series. Various subsets sport different card designs and also promote different tobacco brands represented by W. Duke Sons & Company. This card is from the eighth subset, N145-8. Note that actors' names are spelled differently on cards throughout set and are not dependable for accuracy.
Inscription: Horizontal text on card verso: DUKE'S CIGARETTES./ MANUFACTURED BY/ Duke, Sons & Co./ BRANCH OF/ THE AMERICAN TOBACCO CO./ Durham, N.C. and New York, U.S.A.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)