A26 - Costumes of All Nations - W. Duke Sons & Co, Tobacco
A26 - Costumes of All Nations - W. Duke Sons & Co, Tobacco.
Souvenir Albums of this type were probably intended to replace
the individual tobacco cards if the smoker desired. They were
purchased with 75 to 100 coupons packed with cigarettes. This
album was issued circa 1889 with the images of card series Costumes
of all Nations (Actors and Actresses) Series 1 and 2 (Burdick
70 and 71). Gorgeous illustrated pages show the card faces. Additioanl
large illustrations of famous actressess such as Lilliam Russell
and Lily Langtree. Chromolithography by Knapp Litho.. Far scarcer
than the individual cards. Lower right corner of front cover damaged.
Otherwise. Excellent Condition. (a26album) $450.00.
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