Sunday, November 23, 2008

Duke's 'Coins of All Nations' Cigarette Cards

Duke's (W. Duke Sons & Co.) "Coins of All Nations" cigarette cards (c. 1900) -
Caricature of country citizen with coin drawn on cards. One of many cigarette card series given in packs of cigarettes in the late 19th and early 20th century.

more cards can be found at Duke University's digital collections [link]
more info on cartophily ("the hobby of collecting cigarette cards") [link]

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