|Title||Tobacco silk: Stevens Institute of Technolugy, [Hoboken]. Issued ca. 1910, Egyptienne Luxury Cigarettes, N.Y., N.Y.|
|Object Name||Premium, Tobacco|
|Collection||Stevens Institute of Technology Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
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.
|Year Range from||1910.0|
|Year Range to||1911.0|
Stevens Institute of Technology
American Tobacco Company
|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.|
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