Citation
The El Principe de Gales brand, carried to Tampa from Havana for the Ybor cigar Factory.

Material Information

Title:
The El Principe de Gales brand, carried to Tampa from Havana for the Ybor cigar Factory.
Creator:
Ybor Vincent Martinez Cigar Factory, 1853 ( Manufacturer )
Cigar City Collection ( Contributor )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
1 cigar label ( 11 x 11 cm )

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Label ( Documentary Artifact, Communication Artifact ) ( nmc )
Cigar industry ( lctgm )
Cigar label ( lctgm )
Ybor (Vincente Martinez) Cigar Factory (1901 N. 13th Street) ( lctgm )
Outer label ( lctgm )
El Principe de Gales ( lctgm )
Spatial Coverage:
Tampa |z 1271000 |2 ceeus
Hillsborough County |z 12057 |2 ceeus
United States of America -- Florida -- Hillsborough County -- Tampa

Notes

General Note:
Outer label.
General Note:
When Vicente Martínez Ybor departed Spain for Cuba in 1832, the enterprising fourteen-year-old quickly became involved in the emerging cigar industry. By 1853, he had consolidated small workshop production of cigars into a large Havana factory. His early brand El Principe de Gales, remained his most popular brand of cigars throughout his manufacturing career which extended to Key West, New York City and Ybor City.
Funding:
Funded in part by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Ephemeral Cities Project.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida
Holding Location:
University of South Florida, Tampa FLorida, Special Collection
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
C24-05690