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Photographic tobacco advertising counter cards

Photographic tobacco advertising counter cards [graphic]

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Still imageRestricted useAvailableArents Photographs 97-85Schwarzman Building - Arents Collection Room 328


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  • 45 photographic prints : albumen, b&w; 33 x 19 cm. or smaller.
  • 6 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • Black stocking nine.
  • Celebrated beauties.
  • Albumen prints.
  • Card photographs.
  • Photographic prints – 1880-1899.
  • Silver gelatin prints.
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Photographers include Alfred S. Campbell, and B. J. Falk.
  • Published by Allen & Ginter, (part of American Tobacco Company), W. Duke, Sons & Co., and Kinney Tobacco.
  • Series titles include Black stocking nine, and Celebrated beauties.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Call Number
Arents Photographs 97-85
Photographic tobacco advertising counter cards [graphic]
Studio portraits of women in baseball uniforms in various action poses in front of painted backdrop of a baseball diamond; actors and actresses in theatrical costume posing with various studio props (most identified including Maire Jansen and Marie Tempest); shoe shine boys staging a mock fight in front of a painted backdrop of a New York street; sports equipment that was offered as cigarette premiums; sentimental and comic scenes including a soldier smoking, watched by a group of African-American children, woman lying on the ground resting, fashionable men and women entering carriage, painter looking around easel at naked child.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Arents Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
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Local Subject
Painted backdrops.
Added Author
Falk, B. J. (Benjamin J.), 1853-1925. Photographer
Alfred S. Campbell Art Co. Photographer
Allen & Ginter.
American Tobacco Company. Publisher
Kinney Tobacco.
W. Duke, Sons & Co. Publisher
Added Title
Black stocking nine.
Celebrated beauties.
Research Call Number
Arents Photographs 97-85
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