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Smoking ephemera : advertising and packaging. Box 1.

  • Ephemera

About this work


Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes 18th and 19th century advertisements for snuff and tobacco dealers in London and Cheltenham, W. Grimstone's celebrated Eye Snuff (early 1800s, which was supposed to cure headache), a 1952 magazine insert of a doctor smoking a Philip Morris cigarette, another of a beautiful woman from 1950 smoking one (backed with an advert for American Medical Association sex education booklets) and one for Kent cigarettes "smoked by more scientists and educators than any other cigarette". Includes a set of 50 cigarette cards issued by Teofani in 1926 on the theme of the world's smokers which consists of people from all over the world smoking tobacco in a variety of manners (pipes, cigarettes, cigars etc.). Sadly these have no explanatory text. Cigarette packs include: Abdulla Salisbury,Bacon Bros.' Calverley, M.C. Carathanassis b& Co.'s M.C.C. Turkish, Carreras Ltd.'s Turf, W.A. & A.C. Churchman's No.1 special and Tenner, Dimitrino & Co., Japanese Tobacco Monopoly / A.G. Cousis & Co.'s Mikasa, A. Lopato & Sons Ltd's Athlete, B. & J.B. Macado Tobacco Company's Polo cigarettes, Occabot Gems, Ogden's Sportsman Virginia Blend, Paradhes, Player's Navy Cut, Player's Weights, Redford & Co.'s All's Well, Gladiator, Golden Fern, Navy Cut, Prize Leaf, W.D. & H.O. Wills' Bicycle, Capstan Navy Cut, Gold Flake, Wild Woodbine, 2012 Mayfair pack showing image of: "Smoking clogs the arteries" surgery.

Physical description

1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


  • English

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