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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 Virginia Brights Cigarettes

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Summary

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 baseball player in a uniform with a polka dotted bib, and most often the cards are numbered. Type 2 depicts a female baseball player in a standard uniform with her player position noted on the image.
Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
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1886
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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