No. 3 cigarettes, 1922
Player's No. 3 cigarettes counter card. The top section is in the shape of an oval picture or mirror frame. It shows a man in eighteenth-century costume with a queue wig seated in front of a writing desk or bureau. He is smoking a cigarette and there is an open box of cigarettes on top of the bureau. Below are packets and boxes of No. 3 cigarettes and some loose cigarettes. There is a panel which reads "PLAYER'S // NO. 3 // Virginia Cigarettes. // SOLD BY WEIGHT // & IN CARTONS OR 10&20. // JOHN PLAYER & SONS NOTTINGHAM". On the reverse is a hanging loop and a support to allow the card to stand upright. There is a hand-written note which dates the card to 1922-2. There is a label which reads "MARDONS // MANUFACTURERS OF // WINDOW NOVELITES // EMBOSSED SHOWCARDS &c &c // VARNISHERS // GELATINERS & FRAME MAKERS // BRISTOL & LONDON" on which has been written in black ink "25/11/22"
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Manfred in the Chamois Hunters Hut
Artist: Brown, Ford Maddox (attributed to) - Title: Manfred in the Chamois Hunter's Hut - Date: c.1850 - Original Medium and Size: Oil on Canvas 56.8 x 47.6
19th Century, Barn, Chamois, Drink, Figures, Ford Madon Brown, Fur, Hat, House, Hunter, Interior, Leather, Manfred, Oil Painting, Skin, Table