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Williams, Jim Collection

The Jim Williams Collection consists of thirty-one images. Most of these images are digital copies of Ogden's Guinea Gold cigarette cards, which were printed on photographic paper. A card was inserted into each packet of cigarettes during their production, to stiffen the packaging and advertise the brand. Thomas Ogden produced cigarette cards from 1894. Sets of cards in various series were widely collected. The cigarette cards here are from a series about the Boxer Uprising, c.1900. See also JC-s107. HPC ref: JW-s.