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'Sowing Peas,' #49 in a series of 50 gardening hints cards.

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Here's a sampling of 'cigarette cards,' enclosed as premiums in packaged cigarettes, most likely from the 1930s, which feature agricultural themes. Each card has a full paragraph of description on its reverse, and most were part of a series, which encouraged consumers to keep buying more cigarettes until they'd collected all the cards in a particular series or set.