Marie Tempest, from the Actresses series (N253-A) issued by P. Lorillard Company to promote Tiger Fine Cut Tobacco

Issued by P. Lorillard Company American
Lithographer Girsch Lithographing Company American

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Trade cards from the "Actresses" series (N253-A), issued in the 1880s by P. Lorillard Company. Photo portrait of an actress with gold or bronze background. At lower center is actress's name in small type in a light blue box. Backs have Tiger Fine Cut advertising. Back: LORILLARD'S TIGER (black background) FINE CUT/ CAUTION./ The law requires that FULL TWO OUNCE packages of Fine Cut MUST HAVE REVENUE/ STAMP ATTACHED. Light weight packages/ may be put up WITHOUT this STAMP./ See that the Stamp is on the package and you are sure of full weight./ 2 OZ. (FULL WEIGHT) 5 CTS/ LORILLARD COMPANY./ The Girsch Lithographing Company. New York.

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