Featured here is a great image of the Old Virginia minstrel or quartet dance stage group. These characters are dressed for a play, and are surely characters in the play given their unusual dress or costumes. The Old Virginia Brand was one of the biggest selling tobacco brands for most of the 20th century era.Details
This is a beautiful Brilliant Brand Smoking Mixture Tobacco can from the John Weisert Bros. Tobacco Company in St. Louis, MO. Circa 1910s. This paper label tobacco can would have required a church key or screwdriver to open the lid in order to get to the tobacco. The Brilliant Brand was just one of many different brands that this company sold including Big John, The Rod and Gun, and Orphan Boy as three of their other major products.