Portraits of President and Mrs. Cleveland, mounted in a cigarette advertising card frame
 

President and Mrs. Clevelend


Reference Number:- Sprake Number:- Godden Number:-
so 1 STG 203 noted
 
Words:
Printed at top of card-mount:-
 
Allen & Ginter's
 
 
 
 
Richmond Straight Cut No. 1 Cigarettes,
 
 
 
Are
The Best

 
 
 
Woven on silk:-
 
 
 
 
 
Printed at bottom of card-mount:-
 
WOVEN IN PURE SILK
 
President Cleveland
 
WOVEN IN PURE SILK
 
Mrs. Cleveland
 
 
Size:
Card-mount:
cm deep by cm wide

silk:
cm deep by cm wide

Comments:
by Sprake:
" Presdt. Cleveland " (STG 95) on the left and " Mrs. Cleveland " (STG 96) on the right. There are no flowers below Mrs Cleveland's portrait. Usually found as a cigarette advertisiment with " Allen & Ginter's Richmond Straight Cut No. 1 Cigarettes are the best " printed on the mount.

by Godden:
Godden notes this silk in his narrative of President Cleveland.

Other comments:
This double silk is found both with the signature of President Cleveland woven on the silk, and also without - as in the image above.
 



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