THE FIRST INNINGS

(Allen & Ginter's advertising)

Reference Number:- Sprake Number:- Godden Number:-
st 197 not recorded not recorded
 

Players of an American baseball game

Words:
Woven on silk:-
 

Printed at bottom of card-mount:-
 

Size:
Card-mount:
cm deep by cm wide

silk:
cm high by cm wide

Comments:
by Austin Sprake:
Sprake does not record this picture. 

by Geoffrey Godden:
Godden does not record this picture

Other comments:
The actual woven silk picture is that of Stevens THE FIRST INNINGS. The only words however are those printed on the card matt, and they all relate to the ALLEN & GINTER's RICHMOND STRAIGHT CUT CIGARETTES.

Other Stevens silk used in the ALLEN & GINTER advertisements include:

THE FINAL SPURT
THE FINISH
THE FIRST INNINGS - the version above
THE FIRST TOUCH - recorded as st217
THE FIRST TRAIN
FOR LIFE OR DEATH - 4 horses - recorded as st230
THE GOOD OLD DAYS - recorded as st262
IROQUIOS - recorded as st360
and, the following Portraits
President and Mrs. CLEVELAND - recorded as so1
The Late Fred ARCHER (Lord Falmouth colours:- black body, white sleeves, red cap)
The Late Fred ARCHER (Mr Manton colours:- scarlet body, sleeves and cap)
The Late Fred ARCHER (Duke of Westminster colours:- primrose body & sleeves and black cap)
President CLEVELAND - recorded as so206

The reverse of this picture has the following ALLEN & GINTER " CAUTION TO SMOKERS " label, dated June 10th, 1882:

Players of an American baseball game

 



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