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Cigarette pack

Object Number: 
2002.1.2957
Date: 
1952
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 × 2 1/8 × 7/8 in. (7 × 5.4 × 2.2 cm)
Description: 
A white pack of cigarettes with red horizontal stripes and a photo portrait of Dwight David Eisenhower on the front above the phrase "I Like Ike". The side also reads "I Like Ike" in blue. The reverse reads in blue "Eisenhower/ for President/ Cigarettes/ Produced by / Tobacco Blending Corp./ Louisville, Kentucky". Still sealed with 20 unfiltered cigarettes inside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group