Featured here is a beautiful Hilson Company lithographic sign advertising their Hoffman House Bouquet Brand of Cigars. The image is unique to my knowledge and is not a stock image. I am not really sure why the company decided to use two nude kids painting a porcelain or stone like man’s statue, but they did! …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.