Advertisement -- Philip Morris Original London Cigarettes.
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Advertising, Magazine -- United States -- History.
Half page advertisement for Philip Morris Original London cigarettes. Philip Morris USA brands include Marlboro, Virginia Slims, Benson and Hedges, Merit, Parliament, Alpine, Basic, Cambridge, Bucks, Dave's, Chesterfield, Collector's Choice, Commander, English Ovals, Lark, L&M, Players and Saratoga.
Philip Morris was born in the Whitechapel area of London in 1835. He made his first cigarettes in 1854, and in 1902, Philip Morris & Co., Ltd. was incorporated in New York City. The company made its first cigarettes in Richmond, Virginia in 1929, using an existing factory the company purchased. In 1933, this factory was racially integrated more than thirty years before the law required it.
Volume 59, number 1526, page 229.
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9 1/2 x 11 inches
Print on paper