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Selina Delaro, from the Actresses and Celebrities series (N60, Type 2) promoting Little Beauties Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

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.

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

Albumen photograph
6.0 x 3.8cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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