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Card Number 7, Duprie, from the Actors and Actresses series (N145-1) issued by Duke Sons & Co. to promote Cross Cut Cigarettes

Trade cards from the set "Actors and Actresses" (N145-1), issued in the 1880s by W. Duke Sons & Co. to promote Cross Cut 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 first subset, N145-1. Note that actors' names are spelled differently on cards throughout set and are not dependable for accuracy.

Credit: The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick...

Albumen photograph
6.4 x 3.5cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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