Ignatius Sancho tobacco paper / trade card (front)

ca. 1774-1780

British Museum D,2.3877

Tobacco-paper for Sancho's Best Trinidado tobacco, sold at his grocery shop at 19 Charles Street, Westminster. Beside a tobacco hogshead, a Native American boy wearing a feather headdress holds a beer tankard and smokes a pipe. To the right, a black boy, likely a slave, gathers tobacco leaves.