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Pack of Cigarettes

Object Number: 
INV.6725
Date: 
1952
Medium: 
Paper, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 × 2 3/4 × 7/8 in. (5.4 × 7 × 2.2 cm)
Description: 
A white pack of cigarettes with white stars on a blue field and a photo portrait of Adlai Stevenson on the front surrounded by the phrase "Stevenson For President". The side also reads "Stevenson For President" in blue. The reverse reads in blue and red "Stevenson/ for President/ Cigarettes/ Tobacco Blending Corporation/ Louisville 1, Ky". Still sealed with 20 unfiltered cigarettes inside.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group