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Object Name Cigarette
Title Package of "Raleigh" cigarettes
Common Name Cigarette pack
Catalog Number 1997.31.1
Creator Brown & Williamson
Date 1930-1966
Material(s) Paper; foil; tobacco
Dimensions H-2.875 W-2 D-0.75 inches
Description This is an "Alumidor" package of "Raleigh" 903 tipped cigarettes, on the front and back there is an image of Sir Walter Raleigh. This package is opened at the top, exposing the 19 cigarettes inside.
Notes The donor's husband operated Shelbyville Tobacco & Candy from 1933-1991, a tobacco wholesaling business. He collected cigarette packages and displayed them in the business.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Brown & Williamson
Subjects Cigarettes
Search Terms Tobacco
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS