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Tobacco Packet
1848-1859
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Maker:Made by E. Goodwin & Brothers , American
Paper, tobacco
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 1 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/2in. (2.5 x 13.3 x 8.9cm)
Credit Line: G. Fox & Co. Centennial Collection
Description: Rectangular paper packet of smoking tobacco. The faded yellow paper is folded into a packet to hold tobacco. There is black ink printing on the front with a picture of a family farm scene. A man is seated in a chair smoking a pipe, with a woman and three children looking on. They are looking out over farm with a barn, windmill, chickens and a dog. There is also a man with horses plowing a field. Printing across the top of the picture reads, "E. GOODWIN & BROTHER'S / SPANISH MIXED SMOKING / TOBACCO." More printing on the bottom edge reads, "207 and 209 WATER STREET, N.Y. / Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848, / BY E. GOODWIN & BROTHER, / In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the / Southern District of New-York."
Object Number: 1948.16.7
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