From the Sports Girls series (N463) for Old Port Plug Tobacco
Issued by Old Port Plug Tobacco (American)
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
The "Sports Girls" series of trading cards (N463) was issued by Old Port Plug Tobacco in the late 1880's to promote the company's tobacco products. This series was issued twice, by Cameron & Sizer and Old Port Plug. Each version of the series is identical except for the tobacco company named on the card recto.
Standing woman holding cricket ball.
Inscription: Printed text on upper edge of card: CHEW Printed text on lower edge of card: OLD PORT PLUG [verso not visible as card is affixed to original album page]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
Artist: James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)Date: 1878Medium: Lithotint with scraping, on a prepared half-tint ground, second state of two (Chicago), printed in soft gray-black ink on pale blue laid chine mounted on ivory wove plate paperAccession: 17.3.159On view in:Not on view