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Title Tobacco silk: Stevens Institute of Technolugy, [Hoboken]. Issued ca. 1910, Egyptienne Luxury Cigarettes, N.Y., N.Y.
Object Name Premium, Tobacco
Catalog Number 2010.007.0461
Collection Stevens Institute of Technology Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Tobacco silk: Stevens [Institute of Technolugy, Hoboken]. Issued circa 1910 as a free premium with Egyptienne Luxury Cigarettes (a brand of the American Tobacco Co.) Woven red silk with lettering and seal, 1-3/4" wide x 3-3/8" high.

Brand name is woven at bottom edge: Egyptienne Luxury (there were other brands.) The cigarettes were made in New York City as stated by lettering woven at top edge: Factory No. 7 3rd District State N.Y. The name "Stevens" and school seal (with John Stevens at center) are seen.
Date 1910-1911
Year Range from 1910.0
Year Range to 1911.0
Search Terms Stevens Institute of Technology
American Tobacco Company
Caption front
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Notes This promotional item was from a series started in 1910 of schools and universities. About 150 are known to have been in this series. This Stevens souvenir item is believed to be early in the series.
Classification Schools
Advertising
Tobacco
Business & Commerce