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Rosa Grande [cigar box label]

Manufacturer:
Witsch & Schmitt, New York
Physical description:
1 item, color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Type:
Cigar labels
Pictorial works
Place:
Spain
Cuba
Date:
1900
1920
1900-1920
1880-1920
Notes:
From "Tobacco Trade & Industry," Box 17 of 29.
Summary:
Victorian portrait illustration of a woman with light brown hair, pale skin, dark eyebrows and eyes. Her features reflect a European heritage and her dark eyes give her a Mediterranean look (the white/Spanish Cuba belonging to the affluent class of the Independence era).
Cite as:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. [Collection 60.]
Topic:
Women
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
Tobacco
Tropics--Climate
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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