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
Featured is an early Richmond Straight Cut Cigarette Self Framed Tin Sign from the Allen and Ginter Company, which was based in Richmond, VA. The company was later bought by the American Tobacco Company. This sign features two small holes designed to hold a string for hanging purposes. Circa 1900.