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Sairey Gamp : Martin Chuzzlewit : Player's cigarettes / John Player & Sons.

John Player & Sons.
Date
[1912]


About this work

Description

24th in a series of 25 colour cigarette cards issued in 1912 by John Player & Sons showing a very fat Mrs. Sairey Gamp from Dickens' novel, 'Martin Chuzzlewit' ("an old-time nurse, with an equal relish for "a lying-in or a laying-out"), in voluminous grey coat, dress and bonnet, carrying a green and blue umbrella and a red and yellow bag.

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : John Player & Sons, [1912]

Physical description

1 sheet : color illustrations ; 7 cm.

Notes

"John Player & Sons, branch of The Imperial Tobacco Co. (of Great Britain & Ireland), Ltd."

Languages

  • English


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