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Description

The object is a paperboard wrapper for Old Abe Cigars. It is illustrated with a bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln at the package's front.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1910

Measurement

5 X 3 1/2 X 1 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paperboard

Inscription

front of box: OLD ABE / CIGARS / FOR THE PEOPLE / 25¢ / A / PACKAGE / CELLOPHANE WRAPPED back of box: OLD ABE / CIGARS / ALWAYS FRESH / 25 c / A PACKAGE / THE GIGARS HEREIN CONTAINED / WERE MANUFACTURED TO RETAIL / AT NOT MORE THAN 5c EACH AND / ARE SO TAX PAID. proper left side of box: BEST BY TEST

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

package

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

2767

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

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