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Garibaldi Day, Italy, from the Holidays series (N80) for Duke brand cigarettes

Trade cards from the "Holidays" series (N88), issued in a set of 50 cards in 1890 to promote W. Duke Sons & Co. brand cigarettes. The series depicts citizens from various countries in traditional dress celebrating local holidays. Each card verso contains the title of the series, a description of the particular holiday and its history, as well as an ad for W. Duke, Sons & Co. Tobacco producers Goodwin & Co. also published this series with brand advertising for Old Judge and Dog's Head Cigarettes.

Credit: The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick ...
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Commercial color lithograph
7.0 x 3.8cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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