Minnie Palmer (portrait of bust), from the Actresses and Celebrities series (N60, Type 1) promoting Little Beauties Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products
Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Sheet: 2 3/8 × 1 1/2 in. (6 × 3.8 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Actresses and Celebrities" series (N60), issued in 1887 to promote Little Beauties Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. There are two types of cards in the set. Type 1 cards have the brand name printed on front and Type 2 cards do not.
Inscription: Printed text above lower edge of photograph on card: MINNIE PALMER. Printed text above lower edge of card: LITTLE BEAUTIES CIGARETTES [Printed text on card verso not legible as card is affixed to original album page]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)