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Trade card for Nestor Cigarettes, figures on a riverbank with palm trees, Nestor Gianaclis Company, Cairo, Boston, London, 1899

EP001.01.115.01.01.045 (RS202854)

Description

Figures on the shore of a riverbank are dwarfed by palm trees and a pyramid in the background. The image caption reads "A depth of purity, the mildness of sweetness, a quality their exclusive own, Nestor Cigarettes." The bottom of the card reads "Copyright 1899 by C.A. Kimball." The image is signed "Sears Gallagher."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1899
Physical Description
1 cigarette card ; 5 x 6 1/4 inches
Dimensions
5x 6 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles Gowing, 1972-1973.
GUSN
270554
Reference Code
EP001.01.115.01.01.045

Record details

Originator
Gallagher, Sears, 1869-1955 (Artist)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
tobacco (material)
Material Type
cigarette cards
Subjects
Cigarettes
Smoking
Places
Cairo (Cairo, Egypt)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)

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