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Advertising Tobacco
late 1800s

Targeting women smokers in the 1800s
This advertising card for "Consols" Long Havana Tobacco Cigarettes was part of an effort to capture the tobacco market in the late 1800s. Until this time, most companies directed their smoking ads toward men. The Havana cigarette--"Without an Equal"--was an early attempt to appeal to women.

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· "You Are What You Buy" by Richard and Joyce Wolkomir, "Smithsonian" magazine, October 2000

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