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Allen & Ginter

Allen and Ginter, a tobacco manufacturing company founded in 1865 by John Allen and Lewis Ginter in Richmond, Virginia, created the first cigarette cards for collecting and trading in the United States. The first tobacco company to employ female labor, by 1886 they had 1,100 employees, predominantly girls, who rolled the cigarettes.

The Company history ended when in 1880, Allen and Ginter offered a prize for the invention of the machine able to roll cigarettes. Inventor James Albert Bonsack won the prize. But all but one of the large tobacco manufacturers, including Allen and Ginter itself, declined to buy the machine because it was not 100% reliable. James Buchanan Duke did buy the machine invention in 1885 and by 1890 he had consolidated his four major competitors, including Allen & Ginter, and formed the American Tobacco Company. The "Allen & Ginter Company" was no more, but Lewis Ginter sat on the board of the American Tobacco Company.
Plate 4, from the Fans of the Period series (N7) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands
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James A. Garfield, from the Presidents of the United States series (N51) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

James A. Garfield, from the Presidents of the United States series (N5...

Trade cards from the "Presidents of the United States" series (N51), issued between 1855 and 1889 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes. Full series consists of 22 cards. Issued by Allen & Gi... more

James Buchanan, from the Presidents of the United States series (N51) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

James Buchanan, from the Presidents of the United States series (N51) ...

Trade cards from the "Presidents of the United States" series (N51), issued between 1855 and 1889 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes. Full series consists of 22 cards. Issued by Allen & Gi... more

John Adams, from the Presidents of the United States series (N51) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

John Adams, from the Presidents of the United States series (N51) for ...

Trade cards from the "Presidents of the United States" series (N51), issued between 1855 and 1889 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes. Full series consists of 22 cards. Issued by Allen & Gi... more

James Madison, from the Presidents of the United States series (N51) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

James Madison, from the Presidents of the United States series (N51) f...

Trade cards from the "Presidents of the United States" series (N51), issued between 1855 and 1889 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes. Full series consists of 22 cards. Issued by Allen & Gi... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Nubia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Nubia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cig...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Egypt, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Egypt, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cig...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

South Africa (Boer), from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

South Africa (Boer), from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Alle...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N65) promoting Richmond Gem Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N65) promoting Richmond Gem Cigare...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N65), issued ca. 1886 to promote Virginia Brights, Richmond Gem, Richmond Straight Cut No. 1, and Opera Puffs Cigarettes, all distributed by Allen & Ginter Toba... more

Circassia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Circassia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Portugal, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Portugal, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter ...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Dahomey, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Dahomey, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter C...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Card 8, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Card 8, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virgin...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

Card 3, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Card 3, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virgin...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

Card 6, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Card 6, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virgin...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

Hindustan, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Hindustan, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

England, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

England, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter C...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Serbia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Serbia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Ci...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Canada, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Canada, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Ci...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Arabia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Arabia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Ci...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Holland, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Holland, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter C...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Card 2, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Card 2, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virgin...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

Card 5, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Card 5, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virgin...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Card 7, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Card 7, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virgin...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

1st Base, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

1st Base, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virg...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Madagascar, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Madagascar, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginte...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Germany, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Germany, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter C...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Ceylon, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Ceylon, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Ci...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Switzerland, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Switzerland, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Gint...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Tartary, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Tartary, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter C...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Mexico, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Mexico, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Ci...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Annam, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Annam, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cig...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Brazil, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Brazil, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Ci...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N65) promoting Richmond Gem Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N65) promoting Richmond Gem Cigare...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N65), issued ca. 1886 to promote Virginia Brights, Richmond Gem, Richmond Straight Cut No. 1, and Opera Puffs Cigarettes, all distributed by Allen & Ginter Toba... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Tripoli, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Tripoli, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter C...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Venezuela, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Venezuela, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Zululand, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Zululand, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter ...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Korea, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Korea, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cig...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

France, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

France, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Ci...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Bulgaria, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Bulgaria, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter ...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N65) promoting Opera Puffs Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N65) promoting Opera Puffs Cigaret...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N65), issued ca. 1886 to promote Virginia Brights, Richmond Gem, Richmond Straight Cut No. 1, and Opera Puffs Cigarettes, all distributed by Allen & Ginter Toba... more

Center Field, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Center Field, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for ...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

2nd Base, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

2nd Base, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virg...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

Spain, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Spain, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cig...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N65) promoting Richmond Gem Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N65) promoting Richmond Gem Cigare...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N65), issued ca. 1886 to promote Virginia Brights, Richmond Gem, Richmond Straight Cut No. 1, and Opera Puffs Cigarettes, all distributed by Allen & Ginter Toba... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N65) promoting Richmond Straight Cut Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N65) promoting Richmond Straight C...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N65), issued ca. 1886 to promote Virginia Brights, Richmond Gem, Richmond Straight Cut No. 1, and Opera Puffs Cigarettes, all distributed by Allen & Ginter Toba... more

Turkey, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Turkey, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Ci...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Russia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Russia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Ci...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

Haiti, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Haiti, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cig...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

The Batter, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

The Batter, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Vi...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

Card 4, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Card 4, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virgin...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

3rd Base, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

3rd Base, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virg...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

Catcher, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Catcher, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virgi...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

Card 3, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Card 3, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virgin...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

Italy, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Italy, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cig...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

New Caledonia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

New Caledonia, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Gi...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Cigarettes for Allen & Ginter brand tobacco products

From the Girls and Children series (N64) promoting Virginia Brights Ci...

Trade cards from the "Girls and Children" series (N64), issued in 1886 to promote Virginia Brights Cigarettes distributed by Allen & Ginter. This series was printed with blank card versos. Issued by Allen & Gin... more

America (Indian), from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

America (Indian), from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen &...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Scotland, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Scotland, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter ...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Shortstop, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

Shortstop, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Vir...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

1st Base, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

1st Base, from the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 2) for Virg...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

From the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virginia Brights Cigarettes

From the Girl Baseball Players series (N48, Type 1) for Virginia Brigh...

Trade cards from the "Girl Baseball Players" series (N48), issued in 1886 by Allen & Ginter to promote Virginia Brights and Dixie Cigarettes. There are two types of card in the series. Type 1 shows a female bas... more

Albania, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Albania, from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter C...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Zanzibar (Turk), from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Zanzibar (Turk), from the Natives in Costume series (N16) for Allen & ...

Trade cards from the "Natives in Costume" series (N16), issued in 1886 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)