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Creator:
Bacon Brothers (Cambridge, England), creator.
Title(s):

[Original Calverley cigarette packet manufactured by Bacon Brothers of Cambridge England].

Published/Created:
[Cambridge], [approximately 1930]
Physical Description:
1 cigarette package : illustrations ; 80 x 50 x 20 mm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
HF6161.T6 B34 1930 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
The packet is a 10 size box. Photomechanical image of Calverley on front cover: "Here's to thee, Bacon! (Calverley, 1862)"
"Bacon Bros. Cambridge. Estd. 1805."
Charles Calverley wrote "Ode to tobacco" printed on the back cover the following of which are extracts: "Sweet when the morn is grey : Sweet when they've cleared away Lunch ; and at the close of day possibly sweetest. Cats may have had their goose cooked by tobacco-juice ; Still why deny its use thoughtfully taken? We'e not as tabbies are : Smith, take a fresh cigar! Jones, the tobacco jar! Here's to thee, Bacon!"
Subject Terms:
Bacon Brothers (Cambridge, England)
Cigarette industry -- Great Britain.
Cigarettes.
Smoking.
Form/Genre:
Packaging.
Ephemera.
Photomechanical prints -- [approximately 1930]
Contributors:
Calverley, Charles, 1833-1914. Ode to tobacco.
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